princely

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adjective prince·ly \ ˈprin(t)s-lē \

Definition of princely

princelier; princeliest
1 :of or relating to a prince :royal
2 :befitting a prince :noble, magnificent
  • princely manners
  • a princely sum
3 :governed by a prince
  • a princely state

princely

adverb

Examples of princely in a Sentence

  1. a display of princely courtesy

  2. set a princely meal before their guests

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First Known Use of princely

15th century



PRINCELY Defined for English Language Learners

princely

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adjective

Definition of princely for English Language Learners

  • : very large or impressive

  • : of, relating to, or suitable for a prince


PRINCELY Defined for Kids

princely

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adjective prince·ly \ ˈprins-lē \

Definition of princely for Students

1 :suitable for a prince
  • princely service
2 :very large or impressive
  • a princely sum


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