Examples of princely in a Sentence
a display of princely courtesy
set a princely meal before their guests
Recent Examples of princely from the Web
On the first half of Thursday night's program, festival co-director and clarinetist Franklin Cohen led a fine performance of Weber's elegant and decorous Clarinet Quintet in B-flat, a princely work that seeks only to delight.
Qatar appeared to have brokered the deal by communicating with Iran, which in return managed to secure the release of 26 Qataris royals kidnapped in Iraq in return for a princely sum to be paid to Iranian client militia Kataib Hezbollah.
It’s hard to see the benefit of Obama speaking at a Wall Street firm’s health-care conference for the princely sum of $400,000.
Here was an infinitely more alluring model of princely purpose and prerogative.
And then there was that princely posture, the graceful pivots and charged pauses that gave second thoughts and moments of silence a kinetic emphasis.
The abstainer from wealth, who hid in the toilet to avoid the company of princely visitors.
Customers paid the then-princely sum of $3 a pair (about 55 bucks in today’s moolah).
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First Known Use of princely
PRINCELY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of princely for English Language Learners
: very large or impressive
: of, relating to, or suitable for a prince
PRINCELY Defined for Kids
Definition of princely for Students
1 : suitable for a prince princely service
2 : very large or impressive a princely sum
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