a feather in someone's cap

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Definition of a feather in someone's cap

: an achievement or honor that someone can be proud of The promotion was a feather in his cap.

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“A feather in someone's cap.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/a%20feather%20in%20someone%27s%20cap. Accessed 7 Dec. 2021.

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