Prince Charming


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

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) Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019