Definitions for crest

Definitions for (noun) crest

Main entry: crest

Definition: a showy growth of e.g. feathers or skin on the head of a bird or other animal

Main entry: crest

Definition: (heraldry) in medieval times, an emblem used to decorate a helmet

Main entry: crest, crown

Definition: the center of a cambered road

Main entry: crest

Definition: the top line of a hill, mountain, or wave

Main entry: peak, summit, tip, top, crest, crown

Definition: the top or extreme point of something (usually a mountain or hill)

Usage: the view from the peak was magnificent; they clambered to the tip of Monadnock; the region is a few molecules wide at the summit

Definitions for (verb) crest

Main entry: crest

Definition: reach a high point

Usage: The river crested last night

Main entry: cap, crest

Definition: lie at the top of

Usage: Snow capped the mountains

Visual thesaurus for crest