jewel in the crown

Definition of jewel in the crown

  1. :  something that is the most valuable, important, or admired among others of its kind He owns several successful businesses but this company is the jewel in the crown.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  a precious stone :  gem

    :  an ornament of precious metal often set with stones or decorated with enamel and worn as an accessory of dress

    :  one that is highly esteemed

  1. :  to adorn or equip with jewels

    :  to give beauty to as if with jewels :  embellish

  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

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