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top-shelf

Pronunciation: /ˈtɑːpˈʃelf; ˈtɒpˈʃelf/

Translation of top-shelf in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 (pornographic) [magazine] para adultos
    Example sentences
    • Naked women belong in top-shelf magazines, not in a publication which should inform on the news of the day (debatable, I concede).
    • We get to visit one American women's group which specialises in a form of photography normally associated with top-shelf magazines.
    • Scotland on Sunday has learned that BoS provided over £5m in debt financing to a start-up called Remnant Media, which has bought 45 top-shelf magazines from Desmond for £20m.
    1.2 (first-rate) [product/decor] de primera calidad
    Example sentences
    • This was a label that dominated musically as well as attracting and nurturing top-shelf vocal talent.
    • The Hotel Sliven was a Communist-era behemoth that I wouldn't recommend to anyone expecting top-shelf service and quality.
    • It's always frustrating to watch an artist with top-shelf talent reach that inadvertently satiated moment when there's really nothing important to say, nothing to add.

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