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.
First Known Use of crown prince
CROWN PRINCE Defined for English Language Learners
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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