Definition of Princess

1. Noun. A female member of a royal family other than the queen (especially the daughter of a sovereign).

Group relationships: Royal Family, Royal House, Royal Line, Royalty
Specialized synonyms: Dido, Sleeping Beauty
Specialized synonyms: Archduchess, Crown Princess, Maharanee, Maharani, Princess Royal
Generic synonyms: Aristocrat, Blue Blood, Patrician



Definition of Princess

1. n. A female prince; a woman having sovereign power, or the rank of a prince.

Definition of Princess

1. Noun. The female monarch, or wife of a ruler, of a principality. ¹

2. Noun. The daughter (or granddaughter) of a king, queen, emperor, empress, prince, or another princess. ¹

3. Noun. A type of court card in the Tarot pack, coming between the 10 and the prince (Jack) ¹

4. Noun. A beloved girl considered dainty; used as a term of endearment ¹

5. Noun. (derogatory) A young girl or woman considered vain, spoiled or selfish; a prima donna ¹

6. Noun. A tinted crystal marble used in children's games. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Princess

1. a non-reigning female member of a royal family [n -ES]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Princess

princeless
princelet
princelets
princelier
princeliest
princelike
princeliness
princelinesses
princeling
princelings
princely
princely state
princes
princeship
princeships
princess (current term)
princess cut
princess feather
princess pine
princess royal
princesse
princesses
princesslike
princessly
princessy
princewood
princified
princing
principal
principal(a)

Literary usage of Princess

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Index to Fairy Tales, Myths and Legends by Mary Huse Eastman (1915)
"princess in disguise. See Many-furred creature. princess in the cavern. Thorpe. Yule-tide stories. princess in the chest. Lang. Pink fairy book. Lang. ..."

2. St. Nicholas by Mary Mapes Dodge (1912)
"princess MARY BY MARION RYAN princess MARY of England is probably the best- loved little princess in the world to-day. Not only is the princess adored by ..."

3. Who's who by Henry Robert Addison, Charles Henry Oakes, William John Lawson, Douglas Brooke Wheelton Sladen (1898)
"HRH princess Christian of Schleswig-Holstein HRH the princess of Wales. ... Her Grand Ducal Highness princess Louis of HRH the Duchess of Albany. ..."

4. Dictionary of National Biography by Leslie Stephen (1885)
"In the summer of the same year they resided at Windsor; in 1694 and 1695 the princess had rusticated at Twickenham (Lui- TRELL; EVELYN; ..."

5. An Almanack for the Year of Our Lord by Joseph Whitaker (1869)
"HRH princess Helena Augusta Victoria, born May as, 1846, married July 5, 1866, ... Duke of Albany, born April 7, 1853, married princess Helena of ..."

6. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1845)
"The beautiful Countess Platen, closely watching the movements of her new paramour, discovered his frequent visits to the princess, and soon betrayed ..."

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