zenith Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “zenith” in the English Dictionary

"zenith" in British English

See all translations

zenithnoun [C usually singular]

uk   us   /ˈzen.ɪθ/
the ​best or most ​successfulpoint or ​time: In the 1860s, Tolstoy was at the zenith of his ​achievement. His ​career reachedits zenith in the 1960s.
Opposite
(Definition of zenith from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"zenith" in American English

See all translations

zenithnoun [C]

 us   /ˈzi·nəθ/  /ˈzen·əθ/
the ​best, ​highest, or most ​successfulpoint or ​time: Their ​popularityreachedits zenith in the mid-1990s.
(Definition of zenith from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “zenith”
in Spanish cénit…
in Vietnamese cực điểm…
in Malaysian rembang…
in Thai จุดสูงสุด…
in French zénith…
in German der Zenit…
in Chinese (Simplified) 顶峰, 鼎盛时期…
in Turkish doruk noktası, zirve, en üst nokta…
in Russian зенит, расцвет…
in Indonesian titik tertinggi…
in Chinese (Traditional) 頂峰, 鼎盛時期…
in Polish zenit, szczyt…
What is the pronunciation of zenith?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day

conker

the shiny brown poisonous nut of a horse chestnut tree

Word of the Day

Meerkat meme
Meerkat meme
by Colin McIntosh,
September 03, 2015
Meerkats are not new to popular culture (they appear in the folk tales of the San people of the Kalahari), but their arrival in the public’s consciousness, at least in the UK and the US, is a relatively recent phenomenon. Meerkats are small, sociable Southern African mammals that live in large family

Read More 

parklet noun
parklet noun
August 31, 2015
a public outdoor space that may be associated with a local business but where anyone can sit Pop-up cafes in NY are what’s actually called parklets in many other places around the country.

Read More