crown prince

noun

Definition of crown prince

  1. 1 :  a male heir apparent to a crown or throne

  2. 2 :  one prepared or favored to fill a prospective position

Examples of crown prince in a sentence

  1. the Crown Prince of Spain

  2. He's been heralded as the crown prince of jazz.

1791

First Known Use of crown prince

1791


CROWN PRINCE Defined for English Language Learners

crown prince

noun

Definition of crown prince for English Language Learners

  • : 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


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