Definition of 'crown'

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The young pretender has taken his crown and the king wants it back. Times, Sunday Times (2012)His large sheepskin hat still crowned his narrow head. Aldiss, Brian Somewhere East of Life (1994)You welcomed him with rich blessings and placed a crown of pure gold on his head. Christianity Today (2000)The two other great comedy veterans had crowned their careers with such presentations. John Fisher Tommy Cooper: Always Leave Them Laughing (2006)And he felt a duty to crown and country. John Garth TOLKIEN AND THE GREAT WAR: The Threshold of Middle-earth (2003)Who will be crowned top of the chops? The Sun (2015)The first warning sign is when the leaves begin to die at the crown of the tree. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It would be wonderful to see the supercar crown go back to where it belongs. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It would be a joy to hand him my crown. The Sun (2014)Rotten crowns should also be dug out. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The newly crowned king walks over dead bodies. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It brought out his full human qualities and it crowned his career. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Cut them back to the crown and a fresh canopy of foliage will appear. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The calm conditions and a lack of frosts this autumn have also contributed to the full crowns on many trees. Times, Sunday Times (2015)And forward thinking from another master of mind games means there is no sign of them meekly handing over their crown. The Sun (2010)He deserves a crowning domestic victory. Times, Sunday Times (2014)And the crown prince has won enormous public support but also ruffled feathers in court circles by speaking out for his wife. Times, Sunday Times (2011) Gold crowns and dentures could then be traded for ready money when one of those whopping utility bills lands on your doormat. Times, Sunday Times (2011)For an extra festive touch, carve a decorative crown at the top of the fruit. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It has also boosted other areas that are now competing with the Cotswolds to take the country crown. Times, Sunday Times (2013)

Synonyms of 'crown'

coronet, tiara, diadem, circlet
laurel wreath, trophy, distinction, prize
top, cap, be on top of, surmount
strike, belt, bash, hit over the head

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Translations for 'crown'

British English: crown /kraʊn/ NOUN
A crown is a circular ornament, usually made of gold and jewels, which a king or queen wears on their head at official ceremonies.
  • American English: crown
  • Arabic: تَاج
  • Brazilian Portuguese: coroa
  • Chinese: 王冠
  • Croatian: kruna
  • Czech: koruna
  • Danish: krone
  • Dutch: kroon
  • European Spanish: corona
  • Finnish: kruunu
  • French: couronne
  • German: Krone
  • Greek: στέμμα
  • Italian: corona
  • Japanese: 王冠
  • Korean: 왕관
  • Norwegian: krone
  • Polish: korona
  • European Portuguese: coroa
  • Romanian: coroană
  • Russian: корона
  • Spanish: corona
  • Swedish: krona
  • Thai: มงกุฎ มงกุฎ
  • Turkish: taç
  • Ukrainian: корона
  • Vietnamese: vương miện
British English: crown VERB
When a king or queen is crowned, a crown is placed on their head as part of a ceremony in which they are officially made king or queen.
Two days later, he was crowned king.


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