Synonyms and Antonyms of a feather in one's cap
an asset that brings praise or renown
- Breaking the story for her newspaper was a a feather in her cap.
blemish, blot, defect, shame, slur, smirch, smudge, stain, stigma
eyesore, fright, horror, mess
a successful result brought about by hard work
- Winning the lawsuit for her client would be a significant feather in her cap.
blockbuster, hit, jackpot, megahit, miracle, smash, winner
conquest, gain, victory, win
deed, feat, performance
arrival, completion, consummation, culmination, execution, fruition, fulfillment (or fulfilment), implementation, realization
botch, cock-up [British], mess, muddle, shambles
bummer, bust, catastrophe, debacle (also débâcle), disaster, dud, failure, fiasco, fizzle, flop, washout
disappointment, letdown, loss, setback