Simple Definition of crown prince
: a prince who is expected to become king when the current king or queen dies
: a man or boy who people expect to become a leader in some field
Full Definition of crown prince
1 : a male heir apparent to a crown or throne
2 : one prepared or favored to fill a prospective position
Examples of crown prince in a sentence
the Crown Prince of Spain
He's been heralded as the crown prince of jazz.
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