crowning glory

Definition of crowning glory

: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

crown play crowning
  1. : a reward of victory or mark of honor

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

  3. : the highest part: such as

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

  2. : to recognize officially as

  3. : to award a championship to

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

  2. : worshipful praise, honor, and thanksgiving

  3. : something that secures praise or renown

  1. : to rejoice proudly

  1. used to express surprise or delight


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