Top

Last Updated: June 1, 2016

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Definition - What does Top mean?

In the context of BDSM, a top is the term given to the individual who assumes the controlling or dominant role over a submissive participant or bottom. Tops are often in complete control of their submissive partners. For example, they may humiliate them, punish them, and order them to perform certain sexual acts.

Kinkly explains Top

Tops are known by many names. The names that they choose to use are largely determined by gender and personal preference. A female top may be referred to as a Mistress, Dominatrix, Madam or Mommy. A male top may be referred to as a Master, Dominant, Sir or Daddy.

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