jewelnoun [ C ]uk /ˈdʒuː.əl/ us /ˈdʒuː.əl/
jewel noun [ C ] (VALUABLE STONE)
- The diamond thief double-crossed his partners and gave them only worthless fake jewels.
- The manuscript is bound in gold and silver and encrusted with jewels.
- He said the jewels were worthless fakes.
- The ring is set with one large jewel.
- India was known as the jewel in the crown of the British empire.