Associations to the word «Princely»

Wiktionary

PRINCELY, adjective. Relating to a prince; regal; royal.
PRINCELY, adjective. Befitting a prince.
PRINCELY, adverb. In the manner of a royal prince's conduct.
PRINCELY STATE, noun. A political state, in the widest sense, which is ruled as or like a principality in the generic sense, regardless of the ruler's actual title and rank

Dictionary definition

PRINCELY, adjective. Rich and superior in quality; "a princely sum"; "gilded dining rooms".
PRINCELY, adjective. Having the rank of or befitting a prince; "a princely bearing"; "princely manner".

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats