An achievement to be proud of: beating him would be a feather in my cap
More example sentences
- ‘That's a feather in your cap,’ someone told me today.
- ‘It's a feather in your cap when you are asked to be captain, especially by someone like Paul Broadbent,’ he said.
- It's a bit of a feather in their cap if they can keep him quiet because he's run riot this season.
Definition of a feather in one's cap in:
- The US English dictionary