adjective, prince·li·er, prince·li·est.
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OTHER WORDS FROM princelyprince·li·ness, nounpseu·do·prince·ly, adverbun·prince·ly, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for princely
In the Jockey ad, half of Jim Palmer's princely, brooding face is fully lighted, the other half is masked in shadow.
And while it is an improvement over $12 an hour, $15 an hour is hardly a princely sum.Radical Fast Food Joint Doubles Down on High Wages|Daniel Gross|September 9, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He is, however, a man of large and liberal views and bestows his favors with a princely hand.
But Napoleon knew his man and his price: a Marshal's bton and a princely income did much to control his Jacobin proclivities.Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison
The Duke d'Arenberg has a picture-gallery worthy of his princely house.Little Travels and Roadside Sketches|William Makepeace Thackeray
Dr. Sprenger, as director of the college, occupies a truly princely dwelling in it.A Woman's Journey Round the World|Ida Pfeiffer
The custom is to adopt and educate the child in a princely manner as the future successor to the throne.