crowning

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

crowning

  1. Present participle of crown.

Adjective[edit]

crowning (comparative more crowning, superlative most crowning)

  1. Supreme; of a surpassing quality or quantity.
    a crowning achievement
    crowning glory

Noun[edit]

crowning (plural crownings)

  1. A coronation.
    The crownings of the two successive monarchs were only a year apart.
  2. The act of one who crowns (in various senses).
    • 1860, Fraser's Magazine (volume 61, page 711)
      There were outflankings and crownings of hills by numbers of thirteen and seventeen men, that made one hold one's breath.