Definitions

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

  • n. A man who fulfills all the romantic expectations of a woman.
  • n. A man who ardently seeks the company and affection of women.

Etymologies

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

After Prince Charming, hero of the fairy tale Cinderella.

Examples

  • PANJWAII DISTRICT, Afghanistan — The sweet smell of life hangs over the bazaar in the centre of Panjwaii, a district that begins about 35 kilometres outside Kandahar city.

    Up, down and coming up again in Panjwaii

  • PANJWAII DISTRICT, Afghanistan - Three years of fighting in the dust-choked lanes and tangled grape fields of Panjwaii district have taught Canadian soldiers some hard, bloody lessons.

    News1130.com

  • PANJWAII DISTRICT, Afghanistan - An Afghan National Army-led operation this week secured an area of Taliban activity in central Panjwaii where two soldiers - including a young Canadian officer - earlier lost their lives.

    Dose.ca Music briefs

  • The caption to the picture reads: A Canadian convoy leaves a forward operating base in Panjwaii district, Afghanistan on Wednesday.

    Move on… nothing to see here!

  • Nakhoney, about 25 kilometres southwest of Kandahar City, one part of what was dubbed the Panjwaii triangle, has been an area in which Canadian forces have frequently encountered problems.

    Archive 2009-12-01

  • The Panjwaii is the heartland of Kandahar province.

    Up, down and coming up again in Panjwaii

  • Nakhoney, one corner of the so-called Panjwaii triangle and a long-time troublespot for Canadians, has been a hub of insurgent activity.

    Ottawa Sun

  • As more U.S. forces began to flow into Kandahar this year, Canada has greatly narrowed its focus to districts such as Panjwaii and Dand, where its troops have established security cordons that have become a template that NATO is now using all over Afghanistan to create zones of stability where it is hoped that economic development can take hold.

    canada.com Top Stories

  • Goddard died from wounds received from a rocket propelled grenade on May 17, 2009 in the dusty Panjwaii district of Afghanistan.

    2009 October : Law is Cool

  • The insurgents launched an attack on the ceremonial opening of a road in the heart of the dangerous Panjwaii district, punctuating a speech by Canadian Brig.

    Taliban Attacks Canadians At Afghanistan Ceremony

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