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. It's amazing that she has maintained her crowning glory—her flowing auburn tresses are as beautiful as ever.
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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At last he made the discovery that to discharge this highly connected female - to have it in his power to say, 'She was a woman of family, and wanted to stick to me, but I wouldn't have it, and got rid of her' - would be to get the utmost possible amount of crowning glory out of the connection, and at the same time to punish Mrs.
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." It appeared at tea-time, on a silver salver, proudly borne in by Phebe, who could not refrain from whispering, with a beaming face, as she set it down before Dr.
But the sleeves--they were the crowning glory! Long elbow cuffs, and above them two beautiful puffs divided by rows of shirring and bows of brown-silk ribbon.
Crowning Glory: River's Journey is a novel that centers around River, a girl who grows up in a small town in Texas in the 1950s.
The crowning glory of this is a green government of Sindh number plate.
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