Top-heavy meaning

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The definition of top-heavy is someone or something that has most of its weight at the top and is likely to fall over as a result.

A very heavy table top resting on a very small stand that can barely support the weight of the top is an example of a table that would be described as top-heavy.

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Likely to topple because of an uneven distribution of weight, with the majority being at the top.
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Overcapitalized.
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Having a disproportionately large number of administrators.
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So heavy at the top relative to the base as to be likely to fall over or collapse.
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Alternative spelling of top-heavy.
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Having a high centre of gravity, and liable to topple.
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(of an organization) Having an excessive number of administrators or managers.
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