Triple-crown definition

(sports) An unofficial championship title attained by a horse that wins the three traditional races for a specified category.
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(baseball) An unofficial championship title achieved by a player who is at the head of the league in batting average, home runs, and runs batted in.
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(baseball) The distinction of leading a league in batting average, home runs, and runs batted in, for a single season.
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(horse racing) The distinction of winning the Kentucky Derby, the Preakness, and the Belmont Stakes in the same year.
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The three-tiered tiara formerly worn by Popes.
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(sports) An award representing victory in three events, especially in horse-racing.
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(baseball) The feat of leading one's league in three key statistical categories"”batting average, home runs, and RBI for hitters; wins, strikeouts, and ERA for pitchers.
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(golf) The three grandest or oldest open championships of the year.
  • (in men's golf) The U.S. Open, British Open, Canadian Open.
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(horse racing, US) The three greatest thoroughbred races of the year restricted to three-year-olds: the Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes, and Belmont Stakes.
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(horse racing, UK) The three greatest thoroughbred races of the year restricted to three-year-olds: the 2,000 Guineas Stakes, Derby Stakes (aka "Epsom Derby"), and St. Leger Stakes.
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(horse racing, Canada) The three greatest thoroughbred races of the year restricted to three-year-olds: the Queen's Plate, Prince of Wales Stakes, and Breeders' Stakes.
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(rugby) Victory by one of the Home Nations "” England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales "” over the other three in the annual Six Nations Championship.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
triple-crown
Plural:
triple-crowns