crowning glory

crowning glory

1. Someone or something's greatest achievement. I've had some good ideas in the past, but this invention is definitely my crowning glory.
2. The best or most impressive part of something. The impressionism exhibit is our local art museum's crowning glory.
3. One's hair. Her flowing auburn tresses are her crowning glory.
See also: crown, glory

crowning glory

1 the best and most notable aspect of something. 2 a person's hair. informal
See also: crown, glory
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And the loftiness with which his Grace entered into their confidence without being invited, and insisted on a show of keeping the waiters out of it, was the crowning glory of the entertainment.
It was some time before the perfect loaf appeared, for bread-making is an art not easily learned, and Aunt Plenty was very thorough in her teaching; so Rose studied yeast first, and through various stages of cake and biscuit came at last to the crowning glory of the "handsome, wholesome loaf.
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by Times News Service Out of 188 students who appeared for the Summative Assessment, 49 scored a perfect 10 CGPA adding yet another feather to the crowning glory of ISD.
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Keeping his Asian title may have been Jackes' crowning glory in a young career already replete with countless awards.
A clean sweep for National will also mean a crowning glory for John Key to become the leader of New Zealand's first majority government.
This has let the whole world know about this beautiful kingdom, indeed a crowning glory.
The crowning glory of UMI is the private dining room - an exquisite bamboo accentuated room with a single modern refectory table and dazzling pink seating for 10 guests.
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