the Holy Grail

noun

Definition of 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

Learn More about the Holy Grail

Share the Holy Grail

Statistics for the Holy Grail

Look-up Popularity

Comments on the Holy Grail

What made you want to look up the Holy Grail? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to deposit or conceal in a hiding place

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Name that Food Quiz

Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Citation

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!