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prin·cess

 (prĭn′sĭs, -sĕs′, prĭn-sĕs′)
n.
1. A woman member of a royal family other than the monarch, especially a daughter of a monarch.
2.
a. A woman who is a ruler of a principality.
b. A woman who is a hereditary ruler; a queen.
3. A noblewoman of varying status or rank.
4. The wife of a prince.
5. A woman regarded as having the status or qualities of a princess.
adj.
Designed to hang in smooth, close-fitting, unbroken lines from shoulder to flared hem: a princess dress.

[Middle English princesse, from Old French, feminine of prince, prince; see prince.]

princess

(prɪnˈsɛs)
n
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (in Britain) a daughter of the sovereign or of one of the sovereign's sons
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a nonreigning female member of a sovereign family
3. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the wife and consort of a prince
4. any very attractive or outstanding woman
5. (Clothing & Fashion) Also called: princess dress or princess line a style of dress with a fitted bodice and an A-line skirt that is shaped by seams from shoulder to hem without a seam at the waistline

prin•cess

(ˈprɪn sɪs, -sɛs, prɪnˈsɛs)

n.
1. a nonreigning female member of a royal family.
2. the wife and consort of a prince.
3. (in Great Britain) a daughter of the sovereign or of a son of the sovereign.
4. a woman or girl regarded or treated as a princess: a middle-class American princess.
5. Archaic. a female monarch or queen.
adj.
6. Also, prin′cesse. (of a woman's dress, coat, or the like) styled with a close-fitting bodice and flared skirt, cut in single pieces, as gores, from shoulder to hem.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Middle French]
usage: See -ess.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.princess - a female member of a royal family other than the queen (especially the daughter of a sovereign)princess - a female member of a royal family other than the queen (especially the daughter of a sovereign)
royal family, royal house, royal line, royalty - royal persons collectively; "the wedding was attended by royalty"
archduchess - a wife or widow of an archduke or a princess of the former ruling house of Austria
aristocrat, blue blood, patrician - a member of the aristocracy
crown princess - a female heir apparent to a throne
maharanee, maharani - a great rani; a princess in India or the wife of a maharaja
princess royal - the eldest daughter of a British sovereign

princess

noun ruler, lady, monarch, sovereign, liege, crowned head, crowned princess, dynast, princess regent the Princess of Wales
Translations
أَمِيرَةالأميرَهزَوجَة أو أرمَلَة الأمير، أميرَه
princeznakněžna
prinsesse
prinsessa
princeza
prinsessa
王女
공주
kňažnáprincezná
kraljičnaprincesa
prinsessa
เจ้าหญิง
công chúa

princess

[prɪnˈses] N (= royal) → princesa f
Princess Victoriala Princesa Victoria
the Princess Royalla princesa real
the Princess of Walesla Princesa de Gales
see also crown C

princess

[ˌprɪnˈsɛs] nprincesse f
Princess Anne → la princesse Anne

princess

nPrinzessin f; (= wife of ruler)Fürstin f

princess

[prɪnˈsɛs] nprincipessa

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.

princess

أَمِيرَة princezna prinsesse Prinzessin πριγκίπισσα princesa prinsessa princesse princeza principessa 王女 공주 prinses prinsesse księżniczka princesa принцесса prinsessa เจ้าหญิง prenses công chúa 公主
References in classic literature ?
But the pretty princess did not seem to understand, for she picked her roses quietly, and left him to fight his way in.
She gave one of her town houses for a Suffrage headquarters, produced one of her own plays at the Princess Theater, was arrested for picketing during a garment-makers' strike, etc.
She counted the money out to the waiter and left an extra coin on his tray, whereupon he bowed before her as before a princess of royal blood.
At instants of momentary wakefulness he mistook a bush for his associate sentinel; his head next sank upon his shoulder, which, in its turn, sought the support of the ground; and, finally, his whole person became relaxed and pliant, and the young man sank into a deep sleep, dreaming that he was a knight of ancient chivalry, holding his midnight vigils before the tent of a recaptured princess, whose favor he did not despair of gaining, by such a proof of devotion and watchfulness.
Pearl's aspect was imbued with a spell of infinite variety; in this one child there were many children, comprehending the full scope between the wild-flower prettiness of a peasant-baby, and the pomp, in little, of an infant princess.
Now a certain grand merchant ship once touched at Rokovoko, and its commander --from all accounts, a very stately punctilious gentleman, at least for a sea captain --this commander was invited to the wedding feast of Queequeg's sister, a pretty young princess just turned of ten.
Hardly a month went by without one of these tramps arriving; and generally loaded with a tale about some princess or other wanting help to get her out of some far-away castle where she was held in captivity by a lawless scoundrel, usually a giant.
In this sordid place, and clothed, bedded, and fed like a pauper, this strange princess lived and worshiped during two years, and in it she died.
There was once a tired and rather poverty- stricken Princess who dwelt in a cottage on the great highway between two cities.
Both her cast of form and feature, her complexion and her general air, suggested the idea of some Israelitish princess of the patriarchal days; and such was doubtless the character she intended to represent.
Missis walked in,' she said, 'as chill as an icicle, and as high as a princess.
It had been about a poor hunchback and a beautiful princess and it had made her suddenly sorry for Mr.