Holy Grail

noun

Definition of Holy Grail

1 : grail
2 often not capitalized : an object or goal that is sought after for its great significance

Examples of holy grail in a Sentence

  1. Finding a cure for cancer is the holy grail of medical researchers.

First Known Use of holy grail

15th century


HOLY GRAIL Defined for English Language Learners

Holy Grail

noun

Definition of Holy Grail for English Language Learners

  • : something that you want very much but that is very hard to get or achieve

  • the Holy Grail : the cup that is said to have been used by Jesus Christ and that was sought by knights during the Middle Ages



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