Prince Charming


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Prince Charming

also prince charming
n.
A man who fulfills one's romantic expectations.

[After Prince Charming, hero of such fairy tales as Cinderella, alteration of earlier King Charming, hero of the play King Charming (1850) by British dramatist James Robinson Planché, and ultimately modeled on French roi Charmant, hero of the fairy tale L'Oiseau bleu (1698) by French author Marie-Catherine Le Jumel de Barneville, Baronne d'Aulnoy : roi, king + charmant, charming.]

Prince` Charm′ing


n.
a man who embodies a woman's romantic ideal.
[after Prince Charming, hero of Cinderella]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Prince Charming - a suitor who fulfills the dreams of his belovedprince charming - a suitor who fulfills the dreams of his beloved
suer, suitor, wooer - a man who courts a woman; "a suer for the hand of the princess"
Translations
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princ na belom konju
drömprinsprins charmig

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References in classic literature ?
She knocked at their door and introduced Raoul to them as a Prince Charming who had asked for her hand; and the two of them, sitting on some worm-eaten "property," would listen to the legends of the Opera, even as, in their childhood, they had listened to the old Breton tales.
Terry O'Sullivan was a victorious Prince Charming, and Maggie Toole winged her first butterfly flight.
Now, Anne, YOUR heart wouldn't thump for anybody but the genuine Prince Charming, would it?
Like other girls she had her dreams of a possible Prince Charming, young and handsome and debonair.
three princesses vying for the love of Prince Charming (voiced by actor-singer Wilmer Valderrama).
His latest show is entitled Anthems which means die-hard fans will be treated to a whole host of hit singles including Goody Two Shoes, Prince Charming and, of course, Stand and Deliver.
The Venerable Andrew Carroll Jones officiated the service, and spoke of the days he and a then 10-year-old John competed for the role of Prince Charming during Pwllheli Carnival.
But I'd never have thought I'd actually be starring in a panto, playing Prince Charming.
The ball comes about with the fairy godmother (Leanne Mizzoni) suggesting to Prince Charming (Casey Myrick) that he should throw a prom as a way to find the perfect girl to become his princess.
VILLAGERS flocked to a church panto to see Prince Charming woo Sleeping Beauty.
HAPLESS Kirk Sutherland from Coronation Street has seldom been coronation Street has seldom been called Prince Charming.
PRINCE CHARMING Lee Mead shot to fame after winning the title role in the 2007 West End revival of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat through the BBC TV casting show Any Dream Will Do.