Meaning of “to crown it all” in the English Dictionary

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"to crown it all" in British English

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to crown it all

UK informal

used to say that something is the worst thing to happen in a series of unpleasant events:

I had lost my ticket, was soaked to the skin, and, to crown it all, discovered that my purse had been stolen.

(Definition of “to crown it all” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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