prowess

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noun prow·ess \ˈprau̇-əs also ˈprō-\

Definition of prowess

  1. 1 :  distinguished bravery; especially :  military valor and skill

  2. 2 :  extraordinary ability his prowess on the football field

Examples of prowess in a sentence

  1. He is known for his prowess on the football field.

  2. their naval and military prowess

Origin and Etymology of prowess

Middle English prouesse, from Anglo-French pruesse, prowesse, from prou


First Known Use: 13th century


PROWESS Defined for English Language Learners

prowess

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noun prow·ess \ˈprau̇-əs also ˈprō-\

Definition of prowess for English Language Learners

  • : great ability or skill


PROWESS Defined for Kids

prowess

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noun prow·ess \ˈprau̇-əs\

Definition of prowess for Students

  1. 1 :  great bravery especially in battle

  2. 2 :  very great ability athletic prowess



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