transitive verbtop-dressed, top-dress·ing, top-dress·es
- To cover (a road surface) with loose material that is not worked in.
- To apply top dressing to (soil or plants).
(third-person singular simple present topdresses, present participle topdressing, simple past and past participle topdressed)
- Alternative spelling of top-dress.
Variant of top-dressing
- material applied to a surface, as fertilizer on land or crops, or stones on a road
- the applying of such material