Synonyms and Antonyms of feathers in one's cap
an asset that brings praise or renown
- Breaking the story for her newspaper was a a feather in her cap.
blemishes, blots, defects, shames, slurs, smirches, smudges, stains, stigmas (or stigmata)
eyesores, frights, horrors, messes
a successful result brought about by hard work
- Winning the lawsuit for her client would be a significant feather in her cap.
blockbusters, hits, jackpots, megahits, miracles, smashes, winners
conquests, gains, victories, wins
deeds, feats, performances
arrivals, completions, consummations, culminations, executions, fruitions, fulfillments (or fulfilments), implementations, realizations
botches, cock-ups [British], messes, muddles, shambles
bummers, busts, catastrophes, debacles (also débâcles), disasters, duds, failures, fiascoes, fizzles, flops, washouts
disappointments, letdowns, losses, setbacks