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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [krou-ning]
    • /ˈkraʊ nɪŋ/
    • /ˈkraʊ.nɪŋ/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [krou-ning]
    • /ˈkraʊ nɪŋ/

Definitions of crowning word

  • noun crowning the stage of labour when the infant's head is passing through the vaginal opening 3
  • adjective crowning representing a level of surpassing achievement, attainment, etc.; supreme: crowning accomplishment. 1
  • adjective crowning forming or providing a crown, top, or summit: a crowning star on a Christmas tree. 1
  • noun crowning any of various types of headgear worn by a monarch as a symbol of sovereignty, often made of precious metal and ornamented with valuable gems. 1
  • noun crowning a similar ornamental headgear worn by a person designated king or queen in a pageant, contest, etc. 1
  • noun crowning an ornamental wreath or circlet for the head, conferred by the ancients as a mark of victory, athletic or military distinction, etc. 1

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Parts of speech for Crowning


crowning popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 83% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

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Synonyms for crowning

adj crowning

  • consummate — You use consummate to describe someone who is extremely skilful.
  • culminating — final; decisive
  • final — pertaining to or coming at the end; last in place, order, or time: the final meeting of the year.
  • paramount — chief in importance or impact; supreme; preeminent: a point of paramount significance.
  • principal — first or highest in rank, importance, value, etc.; chief; foremost.

adjective crowning

  • climactic — A climactic moment in a story or a series of events is one in which a very exciting or important event occurs.

noun crowning

  • materialization — to come into perceptible existence; appear; become actual or real; be realized or carried out: Our plans never materialized.
  • contentedness — satisfied; content.
  • fulfillment — the act or state of fulfilling: to witness the fulfillment of a dream; to achieve fulfillment of one's hopes.
  • just the ticket — If you say that something is just the ticket, you mean that it is exactly what is needed.

Antonyms for crowning

noun crowning

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