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toppie 1

Saltos de línea: top¦pie

sustantivo (plural toppies)

An African bulbul (songbird) with a black or dark brown head and crest.
  • Genus Pycnonotus, family Pycnonotidae: several species

Origen

Late 19th century: from topknot.

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toppie 2 Saltos de línea: top¦pie

sustantivo (plural toppies)

South African informal
A middle-aged or elderly man: a toppie with grey hair turned us away
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • When he (an old De La Sallian who became a noted chemist and mayor of Molteno and is now retired in Port Elizabeth) and I went to the last Old Boys dinner we attended, I said to him, ‘But where are all the old ‘toppies’?’
  • An old toppie from the Vatican of all places stood up and said: ‘I have listened to all the problems all morning, but… if the country is still functioning after 10 years and farmers are still farming, you must have done something right.’

Origen

1960s: perhaps from Zulu thopi 'growing sparsely' (describing thinning hair), or from Hindi ṭopī 'hat'.

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