on top of - definition and synonyms

  1. 1
    covering someone or something

    His bike fell on top of him.

  2. 2
    in addition to something else

    On top of all his financial problems, his wife left him.

  3. 3
    in control of what is happening
    on top of things:

    I try to stay on top of things.

  4. 4
    very close to someone or something

    The truck was almost on top of me.

See also main entry: top