Definitions for prowessˈpraʊ ɪs

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

prow•essˈpraʊ ɪs(n.)

  1. exceptional ability, skill, or strength.

  2. exceptional valor or bravery, esp. in combat or battle.

Origin of prowess:

1250–1300; ME < OF proesse, proece goodness, bravery =prouprow2+-esse < L -itia -ice

Princeton's WordNet

  1. art, artistry, prowess(noun)

    a superior skill that you can learn by study and practice and observation

    "the art of conversation"; "it's quite an art"

Wiktionary

  1. prowess(Noun)

    Skillfulness and manual ability; adroitness or dexterity.

  2. prowess(Noun)

    Distinguished bravery or courage, especially in battle; heroism

  3. Origin: From proeche (Modern French: prouesse)

Webster Dictionary

  1. Prowess(adj)

    distinguished bravery; valor; especially, military bravery and skill; gallantry; intrepidity; fearlessness


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

prowess(noun)

skill or ability

athletic prowess.

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