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prince·ly

 (prĭns′lē)
adj. prince·li·er, prince·li·est
1. Of or relating to a prince; royal.
2. Befitting a prince, as:
a. Noble: a princely bearing.
b. Munificent; lavish: inherited a princely sum.

prince′li·ness n.
prince′ly adv.

princely

(ˈprɪnslɪ)
adj, -lier or -liest
1. generous or lavish
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) of, belonging to, or characteristic of a prince
adv
in a princely manner
ˈprinceliness n

prince•ly

(ˈprɪns li)

adj. -li•er, -li•est.
1. liberal; lavish; magnificent: a princely sum.
2. like or befitting a prince; elegantly refined.
3. of or pertaining to a prince; royal; noble.
[1490–1500]
prince′li•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.princely - rich and superior in quality; "a princely sum"; "gilded dining rooms"
rich - suggestive of or characterized by great expense; "a rich display"
2.princely - having the rank of or befitting a prince; "a princely bearing"; "princely manner"
noble - of or belonging to or constituting the hereditary aristocracy especially as derived from feudal times; "of noble birth"

princely

adjective
1. substantial, considerable, goodly, large, huge, massive, enormous, tidy (informal), whopping (great) (informal), sizable or sizeable It cost them the princely sum of seventy-five pounds.
2. regal, royal, imposing, magnificent, august, grand, imperial, noble, sovereign, majestic, dignified, stately, lofty, high-born the embodiment of princely magnificence

princely

adjective
Large and impressive in size, scope, or extent:
Translations
أميريرائِع
knížecínádhernýskvělý
fyrstelig
fejedelmi
höfîinglegurprins-
kniežací
prensle ilgilişahane

princely

[ˈprɪnslɪ] ADJ (lit) → principesco (fig) → magnífico, espléndido
a princely gestureun gesto magnífico, un gesto digno de un príncipe
the princely sum of five dollars (iro) → la bonita suma de cinco dólares

princely

[ˈprɪnsli] adj
(= large) [sum] → princier/ière
[status, title] → princier/ière

princely

adj (lit, fig)fürstlich

princely

[ˈprɪnslɪ] adj (also) (fig) → principesco/a

prince

(prins) noun
1. a male member of a royal family, especially the son of a king or queen. Prince Charles.
2. the ruler of some states or countries. Prince Rainier of Monaco.
ˈprincely adjective
1. of a prince. princely duties.
2. magnificent; splendid. a princely gift.
princess (prinˈses) , ((American) ˈprinsəs) noun
1. the wife or widow of a prince.
2. a woman of the same rank as a prince in her own right. Princess Anne.
princiˈpality (-ˈpӕ-) plural ˌprinciˈpalities noun
a state or country ruled by a prince.
References in classic literature ?
It caused the poorest member of the race to feel as if he inherited a kind of nobility, and might yet come into the possession of princely wealth to support it.
Here, no doubt, statistics of the former commerce of Salem might be discovered, and memorials of her princely merchants -- old King Derby -- old Billy Gray -- old Simon Forrester -- and many another magnate in his day, whose powdered head, however, was scarcely in the tomb before his mountain pile of wealth began to dwindle.
It might be thought that this was a poor way to accumulate a princely fortune --and so it was, a very poor way indeed.
Henrique, the eldest son of Alfred, was a noble, dark-eyed, princely boy, full of vivacity and spirit; and, from the first moment of introduction, seemed to be perfectly fascinated by the spirituelle graces of his cousin Evangeline.
And when I saw her fling herself upon those hogs, with tears of joy running down her cheeks, and strain them to her heart, and kiss them, and caress them, and call them reverently by grand princely names, I was ashamed of her, ashamed of the human race.
This lady was full of the praises of the head-tenor who had performed in a Wagner opera the night before, and went on to enlarge upon his old and prodigious fame, and how many honors had been lavished upon him by the princely houses of Germany.
Just at sunset, the air turned cold and the sky cloudy: I went in, Sophie called me upstairs to look at my wedding-dress, which they had just brought; and under it in the box I found your present--the veil which, in your princely extravagance, you sent for from London: resolved, I suppose, since I would not have jewels, to cheat me into accepting something as costly.
Waldengarver, in a frightful perspiration, was trying to get himself out of his princely sables.
Forthwith from every Squadron and each Band The Heads and Leaders thither hast where stood Their great Commander; Godlike shapes and forms Excelling human, Princely Dignities, And Powers that earst in Heaven sat on Thrones; Though of their Names in heav'nly Records now Be no memorial, blotted out and ras'd By thir Rebellion, from the Books of Life.
The appearance of vanity, which might otherwise have been attributed to this display, was removed by the propriety shown in exhibiting to the best advantage the princely reward with which he had been just honoured, and the Knight was again greeted by the acclamations of all present.
Remember, Sancho, if thou make virtue thy aim, and take a pride in doing virtuous actions, thou wilt have no cause to envy those who have princely and lordly ones, for blood is an inheritance, but virtue an acquisition, and virtue has in itself alone a worth that blood does not possess.
That worthy sachem landed in princely state, arrayed in a bright blue blanket and red breech clout, with an extra quantity of paint and feathers, attended by a train of half-naked warriors and nobles.