Prince Charming


noun

(sometimes lowercase) a man who embodies a woman's romantic ideal.
a man who avidly seeks the attention and affections of women; ladies' man.

QUIZZES

TAKE THIS QUIZ IF A DAZZLING VOCABULARY IS YOUR DESIDERATUM!

Have the Words of the Day from October 19–25, 2020, made an indelible mark on your memory? Take the quiz to find out!
Question 1 of 7
What does “clement” mean?

Origin of Prince Charming

1840–50; on the pattern of earlier King Charming, ultimately translation (with word order unchanged) of French Roi Charmant, the hero of a fairy tale by the Comtesse Marie-Catherine d'Aulnoy (circa 1650–1705)
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020