Princess Definition

prĭnsĭs, -sĕs, prĭn-sĕs
noun
A nonreigning female member of a royal family.
Webster's New World
A woman who is a ruler of a principality.
American Heritage
Any female monarch; esp., a queen.
Webster's New World
In Great Britain,
Webster's New World
A noblewoman of varying status or rank.
American Heritage
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adjective
Of or designating a woman's one-piece, closefitting, gored garment, unbroken at the waistline and with a flared skirt.
Webster's New World

Other Word Forms of Princess

Noun

Singular:
princess
Plural:
princesses

Origin of Princess

  • From Anglo-Norman princess, Middle French princesse, corresponding to prince +"Ž -ess.

    From Wiktionary

  • Middle English princesse from Old French feminine of prince prince prince

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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