to crown it all

Definition of to crown it all


  1. —used to indicate the last and usually worst thing in a series of bad things that have happened It rained, it snowed, and, to crown it all, our flight was canceled.

Word by Word Definitions

  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

  1. :  the whole amount, quantity, or extent of

    :  as much as possible

    :  every member or individual component of

  1. :  wholly, quite

    :  only, exclusively

    :  just

  1. :  the whole number, quantity, or amount :  totality

    : used in such phrases as for all I know, for all I care, and for all the good it does to indicate a lack of knowledge, interest, or effectiveness

    :  everybody, everything

  1. :  the whole of one's possessions, resources, or energy

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