crown jewel

noun

Definition of crown jewel

  1. 1 crown jewels plural :  the jewels (such as the crown and scepter) belonging to a sovereign's regalia

  2. 2 :  the most attractive or valuable one of a collection or group

Examples of crown jewel in a Sentence

  1. The painting is the crown jewel of the museum's collection.

  2. one of the company's crown jewels

First Known Use of crown jewel

1643


CROWN JEWEL Defined for English Language Learners

crown jewel

noun

Definition of crown jewel for English Language Learners

  • the crown jewels : the crown, scepter, and other jeweled objects that a king or queen uses on formal occasions

  • : the most valuable or attractive thing in a collection or group


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