top dog

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top dog (plural top dogs)

  1. (idiomatic) The boss, the leader (of the pack).
    Synonyms: see Thesaurus:important person
  2. (idiomatic) In a competition, the one expected to win.
    Synonyms: good bet, favorite, favourite, sure bet, safe bet, top cat
    Antonym: underdog

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