2 / kraUn; kraJn/ v
[Tn, Cn.n] put a crown on the head of (a new king or queen) as a sign of royal power 为(新立为王者)加冕: She was crowned (queen) in 1952. 她於1952年继(王)位. * the crowned heads (ie kings and queens) of Europe 欧洲各国的君主.
[Tn, Tn.pr usu passive 通常用於被动语态] ~ sth (with sth) (a) (rhet 修辞) form or cover the top of sth 形成或覆盖某物之顶部: The hill is crowned with a wood. 山顶上长满了树. * Beautiful fair hair crowns her head. 她长着一头浅色的秀发. (b) complete or conclude sth in a worthy or perfect way 圆满完成或结束某事物: The award of this prize crowned his career. 他荣获此奖, 这是他事业的顶峰. * efforts that were finally crowned with success 最终必将成功之努力.
[Tn] (infml 口) hit (sb) on the head 打击(某人)头部: Shut up or I'll crown you. 住口, 要不我就砸烂你的脑袋.
[Tn] (also cap) put an artificial top on (a tooth) 为(牙齿)镶上假齿冠. Cf 参看 crown1 4.
(idm 习语) to crown it `all as the final event in a series of fortunate or unfortunate events 更使人高兴的是; 更糟的是: It was cold, raining, and, to crown it all, we had to walk home. 天气寒冷, 又下着雨, 而最倒霉的是, 我们得走着回家.
> crowning adj [attrib 作定语] making perfect or complete 获得圆满成功的; 达到顶点的: The performance provided the crowning touch to the evening's entertainments. 该项演出使晚会锦上添花. * the crowning success of her career 她一生成就的顶峰 * Her crowning glory is her hair. 她最引以为荣的是她的头发. * The crowning (ie most extreme) irony was that I didn't even like her. 最使人啼笑皆非的是我根本就不喜欢她.