Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The male heir apparent to a throne.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A person designated and raised to become the next king.
  • n. A person designated and raised to become the next emperor.
  • n. A person expected to inherit or take over an enterprise or undertaking once its current manager retires or dies.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. the heir apparent to a crown or throne.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The eldest son or other heir apparent of a monarch: applied more especially to German princes (translating German kronprinz).

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a male heir apparent to a throne

Etymologies

crown adj + prince noun (Wiktionary)

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