Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Befitting a prince: like a prince.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Princely.

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  • adjective Resembling a prince or some aspect of one.

Etymologies

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prince +‎ -like

Examples

  • I mean I want to like Etsy, but it's a long way from a crocheted Oscar to a . . . um . . . this princelike Japanese rolling nerd ball.

    Random Awful Internet Art

  • I mean I want to like Etsy, but it's a long way from a crocheted Oscar to a . . . um . . . this princelike Japanese rolling nerd ball.

    Random Awful Internet Art

  • I mean I want to like Etsy, but it's a long way from a crocheted Oscar to a . . . um . . . this princelike Japanese rolling nerd ball.

    January 2010

  • For gardens (speaking of those which are indeed princelike, as we have done of buildings), the contents ought not well to be under thirty acres of ground; and to be divided into three parts; a green in the entrance; a heath or desert in the going forth; and the main garden in the midst; besides alleys on both sides.

    The Essays

  • And the princelike grace that in her remaineth? haue yee the like seene?

    The Poems and Fragments of Catullus

  • "If a man should saie well," remarks our chronicler, "he could not better terme the citie of London that time than a stage wherein was shewed the woonderfull spectacle of a noble hearted princesse toward her most loving people, and the people's exceeding comfort in beholding so woorthie a soveraigne, and hearing so princelike a voice."

    Coronation Anecdotes

  • For Hamlet was a loving and a gentle prince, and greatly beloved for his many noble and princelike qualities; and if he had lived, would no doubt have proved a most royal and complete king to Denmark.

    Hamlet, Prince of Denmark

  • When he stood up he was much taller than common, and he walked with princelike dignity.

    Margery — Volume 01

  • When he stood up he was much taller than common, and he walked with princelike dignity.

    Margery — Complete

  • When he stood up he was much taller than common, and he walked with princelike dignity.

    Complete Project Gutenberg Georg Ebers Works

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