Definition of top-score in English:

top-score

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Pronunciation: /ˈtɒpskɔː
 
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verb

[no object]
  • (Of a sports player) score the most goals, runs, or points in a particular competition, match, etc.: Taylor top-scored with 66 not out
    More example sentences
    • Opening the innings, he top-scored with an unbeaten 74 from 95 balls, after Sri Lanka had been set a target of 169 in 35 overs.
    • The only Harrovian to emerge with credit was the 15-year-old Lord Ipswich, who top-scored in both innings with 21 and 10.
    • He also top-scored in both innings on debut - how uncommon is that?

Derivatives

top scorer

noun
More example sentences
  • Greaves scored 44 goals in 57 appearances for England, a better ratio than Bobby Charlton the all-time top scorer.
  • Sohail Abbas was the top scorer at the Athens Olympics with 11 goals.
  • The Nurney girls scored 11 goals with top scorer for Nurney being full-forward Emma Behan, scoring five goals.

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