Prince Charming


Definition of Prince Charming

: a suitor who fulfills the dreams of his beloved also : a man of often specious charm toward women

Examples of Prince Charming in a Sentence

She was still waiting to meet her Prince Charming. He's no Prince Charming, but he's okay.

First Known Use of Prince Charming

1855, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Prince Charming

Prince Charming, hero of the fairy tale Cinderella by Charles Perrault

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The first known use of Prince Charming was in 1855

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“Prince Charming.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Feb. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of Prince Charming

often humorous : a man who is handsome, brave, polite, etc., and would be a perfect husband or boyfriend

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