crowning glory

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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 he warned Stuart Pearce's Team GB would only be playing for kudos, insisting footballers regard the Premier League, Champions League or World Cup as their crowning glory.
Over months, the sisters say they have been held while their schoolmates hacked at their crowning glory.
Claffey starred for his county since the mid-eighties but had to wait until 1997 for their crowning glory winning the Leinster championship.
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