princely sum

Definition of princely sum

:a large amount of money
  • Their summer house cost a princely sum.

Word by Word Definitions

princely play
  1. : of or relating to a prince : royal

  2. : befitting a prince : noble, magnificent

  3. : governed by a prince

sum play
  1. : an indefinite or specified amount of money

  2. : the whole amount : aggregate

  3. : the utmost degree : summit

  1. : to calculate the sum of : total

  2. : summarize

  3. : to reach a sum : amount

  1. the basic monetary unit of Uzbekistan — see Money Table


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