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Meaning: a man who takes the active role in gay or homosexual sex

For example:

  • Kenny put an ad on a gay website and it said he'd like to date a top aged 20 to 30.

  • When Brian was in a gay bar he met a guy he really liked, but it soon became clear that they were both tops.

Note: This is a gay slang term and it means a man who prefers to be "on top", or to take the active role, in gay sex. A man who prefers to be "on the bottom", or to take the passive role, is called a "bottom".

Quick Quiz:

A gay guy who's a top will usually try to find a partner who's
  1. also a top
  2. a bottom
  3. straight

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