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deluxe, gilded, grand, luxurious, opulent, princely, sumptuousadjective
rich and superior in quality
"a princely sum"; "gilded dining rooms"
having the rank of or befitting a prince
"a princely bearing"; "princely manner"
In the manner of a royal prince's conduct.
My appetite was not princely got. uE000181344uE001 Shakespeare.
Relating to a prince.
Befitting to a prince.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: from prince.
In war, was never lion rag’d more fierce,
In peace, was never gentle lamb more mild,
Than was that young and princely gentleman. William Shakespeare.
Meaning only to do honour to their princely birth, they flew among them all. Philip Sidney, b. ii.
Be opposite all planets of good luck
To my proceeding; if with pure heart’s love,
I tender not thy beauteous princely daughter. William Shakespeare.
The princely hierarch left his pow’rs to seize
Possession of the garden. John Milton.
I expressed her commands
To mighty lords and princely dames. Edmund Waller.
So fled the dame, and o’er the ocean bore
Her princely burthen to the Gallick shore. Edmund Waller.
I, that but now refus’d most princely gifts,
Am bound to beg of my lord general. William Shakespeare.
Princely counsel in his face yet shone. John Milton.
Born to command, your princely virtues slept
Like humble David’s, while the flock he kept. Edmund Waller.
In a princelike manner.
Etymology: from prince.
A prince is a male ruler (ranked below a king, grand prince, and grand duke) or a male member of a monarch's or former monarch's family. Prince is also a title of nobility (often highest), often hereditary, in some European states. The female equivalent is a princess. The English word derives, via the French word prince, from the Latin noun prīnceps, from primus (first) and caput (head), meaning "the first, foremost, the chief, most distinguished, noble ruler, prince".
of or relating to a prince; regal; royal; of highest rank or authority; as, princely birth, character, fortune, etc
suitable for, or becoming to, a prince; grand; august; munificent; magnificent; as, princely virtues; a princely fortune
in a princely manner
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The numerical value of Princely in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of Princely in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Examples of Princely in a Sentence
The manner of giving shows the character of the giver more than the gift itself. There is a princely manner of giving and accepting.
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