Visit the forum if you have a language query!

top banana

Definition from Dictionary, a free dictionary
It is the paradox of life that the way to miss pleasure is to seek it first. The very first condition of lasting happiness is that a life should be full of purpose, aiming at something outside self.
Hugo Black
Jump to: navigation, search

English

Noun

Singular
top banana

Plural
{{{1}}}

top banana ({{{1}}})
  1. (idiomatic) The boss, the leader.
    Only the top banana can make a decision of that magnitude.
  2. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) The principal comedian in a vaudeville or burlesque show.
    He was hilarious, and remained the top banana on the tour for years.

Related terms

Synonyms

Elsewhere on the web

En-En

En-It

En-Fr

En-El

En-Sp

En-Mul

En-De

OnelookIATEIATEIATEIATEProZDict.cc
WordnikIATELinguee
GoogleIATE