crowning crowning  /ˈkraʊ nɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) representing a level of the highest possible achievement or attainment
  2. (adj) forming or providing a crown or summit

Usage(s):

  1. The crowning of King Mahendra in 1956, attended by representatives of 15 of the growing number of nations with which the Himalayan kingdom then exchanged diplomats, required 43.
  2. Test your knowledge of baseball's crowning event Covers Gallery Musial, Robinson, McGwire and other PTI cover subjects through the years PTI's Baseball Archive.
  3. Presenting the crowning part of so prized a meal to a guest is no small gesture.

News

  1. Even Nintendo Is Stumped By the Wii U GamePad

    The crowning feature of Nintendo’s Wii U is supposed to be its GamePad controller, but you wouldn’t know it from the games that Nintendo was showcasing at E3. At a small event for the press, Nintendo touted six games that are coming to the Wii U later this year or early next year: Super Mario 3D World, Mario Kart 8, Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD, Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze, Pikmin ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Techland

  2. May crowning at St. Cecilia School in Rockaway Borough

    On Friday, May 10 students from St. Cecilia School in Rockaway Borough participated in a May Crowning after Mass. Shown is Pastor Fr. Sigmund Peplowski and members of the second grade class who recently received their First Holy Communion.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Record

  3. Crowning glory at Fair

    Tonight’s schedule at the Hunt County Fair is expected to feature a crowning achievement, with the naming of the 2013 Fair Queen and Princess.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Herald-Banner

Quotes

  1. "This really is the crowning glory to what has been the most incredible year of my life," Button said in a statement to the Press Association. "I'm incredibly proud to have joined the likes of Mike Hawthorn, Graham Hill, Jim Clark, John...
    on Dec 31, 2009 By: Jenson Button Source: ITV.com

  2. "For us to be able to host the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games would be what my grandmother used to call our crowning glory," said Oprah Winfrey.
    on Oct 1, 2009 By: Oprah Winfrey Source: WREX-TV

  3. "Estelle always wanted to be an actress, and she achieved that goal beyond her dreams," Golden Girls co-star Rue McClanahan, 74, told the Associated Press. "Don't feel sad about her passing. She will always be with us in her crowning...
    on Jul 22, 2008 By: Rue McClanahan Source: USA Today

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