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princely

[ prins-lee ]
/ ˈprɪns li /
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adjective, prince·li·er, prince·li·est.
greatly liberal; lavish; magnificent: a princely entertainment.
like or befitting a prince; magnificent: princely manners.
of or relating to a prince; royal; noble: princely blood.
that is a prince: his princely self.
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Origin of princely

First recorded in 1490–1500; prince + -ly

OTHER WORDS FROM princely

prince·li·ness, nounpseu·do·prince·ly, adverbun·prince·ly, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for princely

princely
/ (ˈprɪnslɪ) /

adjective -lier or -liest
generous or lavish
of, belonging to, or characteristic of a prince
adverb
in a princely manner

Derived forms of princely

princeliness, noun
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