What does crowning mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. crowning(a)adjective

    representing a level of the highest possible achievement or attainment

    "the crowning accomplishment of his career"

  2. crowningadjective

    forming or providing a crown or summit

    "the crowning star on a Christmas tree"; "her hair was her crowning glory"


  1. crowningnoun

    A coronation.

  2. crowningadjective

    Supreme; of a surpassing quality or quantity.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Crowning

    of Crown

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. crowning

    The finishing part of some knots on the end of a rope, to prevent the ends of the strands becoming loose. They are more particularly useful in all kinds of stoppers. (See WALL-KNOT and CROWN.)

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. crowning

    A term in fortifications generally applied to the operation, by the besieged, of establishing works on the crest of the glacis or summit of the breach. It is sometimes used when describing the movements of troops, to signify that they have reached the top of a hill or parapet, which they are said to have crowned.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of crowning in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of crowning in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of crowning in a Sentence

  1. Benjamin Kabak:

    It was a major challenge to rebuild the subway at the same time you’re rebuilding the site above it. it’s not exactly one of their crowning achievements.

  2. Benjamin Kabak:

    It’s not exactly one of their crowning achievements, they had a lot of back and forth with the Port Authority.

  3. Nicholas Pearson:

    I do think this book is the crowning achievement of her career so far and that is saying something when you've got Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies behind you, it's a book about the re-jigging of this country 500 years ago which has connotations with what's going now.

  4. Emily Geller Hardman:

    I told my husband. He didn’t realize the baby was crowning.

  5. Sophocles:

    Reason is God's crowning gift to man.

Images & Illustrations of crowning

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    used of men; markedly masculine in appearance or manner
    • A. butch
    • B. adscripted
    • C. indiscernible
    • D. ambidextrous

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