success story Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo

Meaning of “success story” in the English Dictionary

"success story" in American English

See all translations

success storynoun [C]

 us   /səkˈses ˌstɔr·i, ˌstoʊr·i/
something or someone who ​achieves an ​unusualdegree of success: My mother’s ​sister, Karla, was a ​doctor and the success story in her ​family.
(Definition of success story from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “success story”
in Chinese (Simplified) 成功的事例(或人), 飞黄腾达的人…
in Chinese (Traditional) 成功的事例(或人), 飛黃騰達的人…
What is the pronunciation of success story?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day

hipster

someone who is very influenced by the most recent ideas and fashions

Word of the Day

Chest pains and palpitations: talking about illness (2)
Chest pains and palpitations: talking about illness (2)
by Liz Walter,
February 03, 2016
My previous post (My leg hurts: Talking about illness (1)) presented some general vocabulary to use at the doctor’s. This one looks at some more specific areas of illness and explains some useful words and phrases that you may need to use or understand on a visit to the doctor’s. There are several

Read More 

awesomesauce noun
awesomesauce noun
February 01, 2016
slang the state of being extremely good or enjoyable or something or someone that is extremely good or enjoyable Recovering from the awesomesauce of another fab #Vidcon!!

Read More