princely

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Etymology[edit]

prince +‎ -ly

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpɹɪnsli/
  • Hyphenation: prince‧ly

Adjective[edit]

princely (comparative princelier, superlative princeliest)

  1. Relating to a prince; regal; royal.
    princely birth or character
  2. Befitting a prince; grand; lavish or opulent.
    No expense was spared in making it a princely residence.

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Adverb[edit]

princely (comparative more princely, superlative most princely)

  1. (obsolete) In the manner of a royal prince's conduct.