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ˈprɪn sɪs, -sɛs, prɪnˈsɛsprincess

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. princess(noun)

    a female member of a royal family other than the queen (especially the daughter of a sovereign)

Wiktionary

  1. princess(Noun)

    The female monarch, or wife of a ruler, of a principality.

    Princess Grace was the Princess of Monaco.

  2. princess(Noun)

    The daughter (or granddaughter) of a king, queen, emperor, empress, prince, or another princess.

  3. princess(Noun)

    A type of court card in the Tarot pack, coming between the 10 and the prince (Jack)

  4. princess(Noun)

    A beloved girl considered dainty; used as a term of endearment

  5. princess(Noun)

    A young girl or woman considered vain, spoiled or selfish; a prima donna

    You're a real princess.

  6. princess(Noun)

    A tinted crystal marble used in children's games.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Princess(noun)

    a female prince; a woman having sovereign power, or the rank of a prince

    Etymology: [F. princesse. See Prince, and cf. Princesse.]

  2. Princess(noun)

    the daughter of a sovereign; a female member of a royal family

    Etymology: [F. princesse. See Prince, and cf. Princesse.]

  3. Princess(noun)

    the consort of a prince; as, the princess of Wales

    Etymology: [F. princesse. See Prince, and cf. Princesse.]

Freebase

  1. Princess

    Princess is the feminine form of prince. Most often, the term has been used for the consort of a prince or for the daughters of a king or sovereign prince. For many centuries, the title "princess" was not regularly used for a monarch's daughter, who might simply be called "Lady" or a non-English equivalent. Old English had no female equivalent of "prince", "earl", or any royal or noble title aside from queen. Royal women, or women of the nobility, were simply addressed or referred to as "Lady" or "The Lady Firstname" for a particularly highborn woman. As women slowly gained more autonomy and respect in European history, the title of princess became simply the female counterpart of prince; it does not necessarily imply being merely married to a prince, she may be the unmarried daughter of a monarch or other royal or noble of sufficient rank. Further, a princess may be a hereditary sovereign, head of state in her own right. The traditional meaning still applies in Europe in the sense that an untitled or at least non-royal woman who marries a prince will almost always become a princess with the possibility of eventually becoming Queen Consort, in nations where that title exists; but a man who marries a princess will almost never become a prince, unless his wife is expected to inherit the higher title of Queen regnant. If that is the case, then on her inheritance of that sovereign title, he will often become a prince.

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'princess' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3296

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'princess' in Nouns Frequency: #1377

How to pronounce princess?

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    Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
    Veena
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How to say princess in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of princess in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of princess in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of princess in a Sentence

  1. Diana Scolaro:

    I want her living and dying in her princess room, at home, surrounded by her family, not in the cold technology of a hospital, there is no cure for her. Every day is a blessing. Every day is a gift.

  2. Spun Gold:

    Kate Middleton has worked this act, [Her husband] Prince William is the star and she is the supporting star. Prince Philip has brilliantly walked two paces behind the queen. The queen mother knew you supported the king. Meghan, even though she is a famous actress, [her fiance] is Prince Henry of Wales. She will be Princess Henry of Wales. She’s the support. That’s one of the things people in this documentary have warned. Be wary of becoming the star.

  3. Teyana Taylor:

    We're ready, and we're very excited. Iman Shumpert is super excited, junie is ecstatic -- I'm talking super ecstatic. Everybody is just excited. I can't wait. I've got three more months left until we meet our little princess.

  4. Maria Kigel:

    My husband immersed himself in the role of a Swedish princess so deeply that he couldn't leave it behind for a while.

  5. Drew Barrymore:

    I remember it like it was yesterday. It was the most exciting moment for me to meet a real-life princess, the real-life princess, the people’s Princess, the Santa Clarita Diet star told the Jimmy Kimmel Live host. The mother of two girls — Olive, 5, and Frankie, 4 — Barrymore said Princess Di was the epitome of a woman that all little girls look up to.

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