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crowning glory

Definition of crowning glory

  1. :  the most interesting or important thing that something or someone has to offer <The town's crowning glory is its old cathedral.> <He intends this movie to be the crowning glory of his career as a filmmaker.>



Word by Word Definitions

crownplay crowning
  1. :  a reward of victory or mark of honor

    :  the title representing the championship in a sport

    :  a royal or imperial headdress or cap of sovereignty :  diadem

  1. :  to place a crown or wreath on the head of

    :  to invest with regal dignity and power

    :  to recognize officially as

gloryplay
  1. :  praise, honor, or distinction extended by common consent :  renown

    :  worshipful praise, honor, and thanksgiving

    :  something that secures praise or renown

  1. : used to express surprise or delight


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