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prow·ess

 (prou′ĭs)
n.
1. Superior skill or ability.
2. Superior strength, courage, or daring, especially in battle.

[Middle English prowesse, from Old French proesse, from prud, prou, brave; see proud.]

prowess

(ˈpraʊɪs)
n
1. outstanding or superior skill or ability
2. bravery or fearlessness, esp in battle
[C13: from Old French proesce, from prou good; see proud]

prow•ess

(ˈpraʊ ɪs)

n.
1. exceptional ability, skill, or strength.
2. exceptional valor or bravery, esp. in combat or battle.
[1250–1300; Middle English < Old French proesse, proece goodness, bravery =prou prow2 + -esse < Latin -itia -ice]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.prowess - a superior skill that you can learn by study and practice and observationprowess - a superior skill that you can learn by study and practice and observation; "the art of conversation"; "it's quite an art"
airmanship, aviation - the art of operating aircraft
eristic - the art of logical disputation (especially if specious)
falconry - the art of training falcons to hunt and return
fortification - the art or science of strengthening defenses
homiletics - the art of preaching
horology - the art of designing and making clocks
minstrelsy - the art of a minstrel
musicianship - artistry in performing music
enology, oenology - the art of wine making
puppetry - the art of making puppets and presenting puppet shows
taxidermy - the art of mounting the skins of animals so that they have lifelike appearance
telescopy - the art of making and using telescopes
ventriloquism, ventriloquy - the art of projecting your voice so that it seems to come from another source (as from a ventriloquist's dummy)
superior skill - more than ordinary ability

prowess

prowess

noun
1. Skillfulness in the use of the hands or body:
2. The quality or state of being heroic:
Translations
بَراعَه، مَهارَة، قُدْرَه
obratnostzdatnost
overlegenhed
hæfni, hæfileiki
prasmeveiklība
zdatnosť

prowess

[ˈpraʊɪs] N
1. (= skill) → habilidad f, capacidad f
2. (= courage) → valor m

prowess

[ˈpraʊəs] nprouesses fpl
his prowess as a footballer → ses prouesses de footballeur
sexual prowess → prouesses sexuelles

prowess

n (= skill)Fähigkeiten pl, → Können nt; (= courage)Tapferkeit f; his (sexual) prowessseine Potenz, seine Manneskraft

prowess

[ˈpraʊɪs] n (skill) his prowess as a footballerle sue capacità di calciatore

prowess

(ˈprauis) noun
skill or ability. athletic prowess.