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princess

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noun prin·cess \ˈprin(t)-səs, ˈprin-ˌses, (usual British) prin-ˈses\

Simple Definition of princess

  • : a female member of a royal family; especially : a daughter or granddaughter of a king or queen

  • : the wife of a prince

  • : a usually attractive girl or woman who is treated with special attention and kindness

Full Definition of princess

  1. 1 archaic :  a woman having sovereign power

  2. 2 :  a female member of a royal family; especially :  a daughter or granddaughter of a sovereign

  3. 3 :  the consort of a prince

  4. 4 :  one likened to a princess; especially :  a woman of high rank or of high standing in her class or profession <a pop music princess>

Examples of princess

  1. She's just a stuck-up princess.

  2. <as the reigning princess of pop music, she exerts an enormous influence over teens>



14th Century

First Known Use of princess

14th century

Other Foreign Functionary Terms


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princess

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adjective prin·cess \same as 1\

Definition of princess

  1. :  close-fitting and usually with gores from neck to flaring hemline <a princess gown>



Variants of princess

or prin·cesse play \prin-ˈses\

Origin of princess

French princesse princess, from prince


First Known Use: 1867


PRINCESS Defined for Kids

princess

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noun prin·cess \ˈprin-səs, -ˌses\

Definition of princess

  1. :  a daughter or granddaughter of a monarch :  a female member of a royal family





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