[ pruh-dair-ee ]

nounWelsh Legend.
  1. the son of Pwyll and Rhiannon who was stolen by Gwawl shortly after his birth and was restored to his parents a few years later.

Words Nearby Pryderi Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use Pryderi in a sentence

  • Hearing of his coming, King Math went out to meet Pryderi in battle.

    Welsh Fairy Tales | William Elliott Griffis
  • O generous Nest, thou liest in thy safe retreat, I am pensive and melancholy like Pryderi.

  • Very sorrowful was Manawyddan, but Pryderi was stout of heart, and bade him be of good cheer, as he knew a way out of his trouble.

    The Lilac Fairy Book | Andrew Lang
  • And Manawyddan found that Pryderi had spoken the truth concerning his mother, and asked if she would take him for her husband.

    The Lilac Fairy Book | Andrew Lang
  • Still, since she was caught, I will restore thee Pryderi and Rhiannon, and will take the charm from off thy lands.

    The Lilac Fairy Book | Andrew Lang