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1 crown /ˈkraʊn/ noun
plural crowns
1 crown
/ˈkraʊn/
noun
plural crowns
Learner's definition of CROWN
[count]
: a decorative object that is shaped like a circle and worn on the head of a king or queen for special ceremonies
◊ Crowns are usually made of gold or silver and decorated with jewels.
: a similar object worn by someone who is not an actual king or queen
: a ring of leaves or flowers worn on the head of someone who has won a game, contest, or award
the crown or the Crown : the government of a country that is officially ruled by a king or queen
the crown : the position of power that a king or queen has
[count] : something (such as a badge or decoration) in the shape of a king's or queen's crown
[count] : the title or position held by the person who has won a particular competition : championship usually singular
[count] : the part of a tooth that can be seen
[count] : the top of the head usually singular
[count] : the part of a hat that covers the top of the head usually singular see picture at hat
[count] : the highest part of something (such as a tree or mountain)
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[count]
: a unit of money used in several European countries
: an old British coin worth five shillings

— crown

adjective, always used before a noun
2 crown /ˈkraʊn/ verb
crowns; crowned; crowning
2 crown
/ˈkraʊn/
verb
crowns; crowned; crowning
Learner's definition of CROWN
[+ object]
: to put a crown on (a new king, queen, etc.) : to give (someone) the power and title of a king or queen usually used as (be) crowned
: to officially or formally give (someone) the title or position of a champion, winner, etc.
: to end (something) in a successful and impressive way
literary : to be on top of (something) : to form the top of (something) usually used as (be) crowned
: to put an artificial crown on (a tooth)
informal : to hit (someone) on the head

to crown it all

British
used to indicate the last and usually worst thing in a series of bad things that have happened
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