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  1. prince charmingnoun

    a suitor who fulfills the dreams of his beloved


  1. Prince Charmingnoun

    Any fictional character who is a prince and hero of a fairy-tale.

  2. Prince Charmingnoun

    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.

  3. Etymology: Part-translation of Roi Charmant.


  1. Prince Charming

    Prince Charming was a number-one single in the UK Singles Chart for four weeks in September 1981 for Adam and the Ants. Written by Adam Ant and Marco Pirroni, and featuring on the album of the same name, it was Adam and the Ants' second number-one single in a row and was the fifth biggest hit of the year 1981.


  1. prince charming

    Prince Charming is a popular term used to describe an idealized or perfect male romantic partner who is extremely attractive, caring, considerate, and gallant. This character typically emerges in fairy tales, folktales, and romantic stories or films, often rescuing a damsel in distress and exemplifying the epitome of masculine goodness and nobility. The term is also used colloquially to refer to a man who possesses qualities that closely align with an individual’s perfect vision of a romantic partner.


  1. Prince Charming

    Prince Charming is a stock character who appears in a number of fairy tales. He is the prince who comes to the rescue of the damsel in distress, and stereotypically, must engage in a quest to liberate her from an evil spell. This classification suits most heroes of a number of traditional folk tales, including Snow White, Sleeping Beauty and Cinderella, even if in the original story they were given another name, or no name at all. These characters are often handsome and romantic, a foil to the heroine, and are seldom deeply characterized, or even distinguishable from other such men who marry the heroine. In many variants, they can be viewed more as rewards for the heroine rather than characters. "Prince Charming" is also used as a term to refer to the idealized man some people dream of as a future spouse. Mail Online referred to Chris O'Neill, a New York financier whom Princess Madeleine of Sweden fell in love with, as "Millionaire Prince Charming".

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of prince charming in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of prince charming in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of prince charming in a Sentence

  1. Ranit Mishori:

    There's this idea that the hymen is this barrier that remains intact until some Prince Charming comes and' opens it' and' pops the cherry,' all of these horrendous ways of addressing the hymen are patently wrong.

  2. Celine Dion:

    I have to say that for my mom he was not the prince charming - the ideal prince charming. It was very difficult.

  3. Cameron Diaz:

    I would kiss a frog even if there were no promise of a Prince Charming popping out of it. I love frogs. I'd lick him.

  4. Celine Dion:

    I have to say that for my mom he was not the prince charming — the ideal prince charming. It was very difficult.

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