Prince Charming

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Etymology[edit]

Part-translation of French Roi Charmant (King Charming).

Noun[edit]

Prince Charming (plural Prince Charmings or Princes Charming)

  1. A fictional heroic prince in various fairy-tales.
  2. (by extension) A heterosexual woman's prototypical ideal romantic partner, especially but not necessarily if he embodies common characteristics of the fictional princes, such as being courageous or chivalrous.
    She's still unmarried because she is waiting for her Prince Charming... and he may not exist.

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