Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

  

English definition of “success story”

success story

noun [C]    
something or someone that achieves great success, often by making a lot of money: Angela Black's biscuit company is a rare success story in these times of recession.Success and achievementsHigher and lower points of achievementFailures
(Definition of success story noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of success story

Definitions of “success story” in other dictionaries

Translations of “success story”

Word of the Day

limber up

to do gentle exercises to stretch the muscles in order to prepare the body for more active physical exercise

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More