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

prince charming

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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.
"I love playing Dandini and being Prince Charming's right-hand man."
In an engagingly convoluted plot, Prince Charming (voiced by Wilmer Valderrama) is cursed by his father's ex to be so irresistible that all women he encounters fall for him at first sight, leading to a trail of lovesick maidens littering the kingdom.
In an engagingly convoluted plot, Prince Charming (voiced by Wilmer Valderrama) is cursed by his father's ex with such charm that all women fall for him at first sight, leading to a trail of lovesick maidens littering the kingdom.
Tenor Philip Klaassen played the melancholy Prince Charming to great effect, conveying his frustration with his father, the king's (baritone Michael Nyby) attempts to force him to choose a wife.
DAVID Walliams and Sian Gibson will play Prince Charming and Cinderella in a new comedy that looks at what happens after happily ever after.
"I know how it feels to wait for 'Prince Charming' to come along.
The princesses will compete for Prince Charming's heart through the course of six short episodes through one-on-one dates and other activities while staying all together in a mansion.
In his first return to Llandudno since last year's tour of Grease, Tom Parker brought a comfortable, smooth presence onstage as Prince Charming.