facile princeps

[ fah-ki-le -pring-keps; English fas-uh-lee -prin-seps ]
/ ˈfɑ kɪˌlɛ ˈprɪŋ kɛps; English ˈfæs ə li ˈprɪn sɛps /

Latin.

easily the first or best.

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British Dictionary definitions for facile princeps

facile princeps
/ Latin (ˈfæsɪlɪ ˈprɪnsɛps) /

noun

an obvious leader

Word Origin for facile princeps

literally: easily first
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