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Definition of the noun princess

What does princess mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: princesses

  1. a female member of a royal family other than the queen (especially the daughter of a sovereign)
    • examples: Unsure of which suitor she wanted to marry, the princess vacillated, saying now one, now the other. | Your sister looks as noble as if she were a princess. | The princess couldn't help laughing at him. | At last, Mario managed to win the princess's love. | Everyone was very surprised to discover that the slave girl was in reality a princess. | The princess was beautiful beyond description. | Under no circumstances will the princess succeed to the throne. | That girl is under the delusion that she is a princess. | The prince and princess made their way through the cheering crowd. | They waved flags to welcome the princess.
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • more generic terms: aristocrat / blue blood / patrician = a member of the aristocracy
    • more specific terms:
    • instances:
      • Dido = a princess of Tyre who was the founder and queen of Carthage
      • Sleeping Beauty = fairy story: princess under an evil spell who could be awakened only by a prince's kiss
    • member of: royal family / royal house / royal line / royalty = royal persons collectively

Alternative definition of the noun princess


  1. The female monarch, or wife of a ruler, of a principality.
  2. The daughter (or granddaughter) of a king, queen, emperor, empress, prince, or another princess.
  3. A type of court card in the Tarot pack, coming between the 10 and the prince (Jack)
  4. A beloved girl considered dainty; used as a term of endearment
  5. A young girl or woman considered vain, spoiled or selfish; a prima donna


  1. Princess a.k.a. Ameesha Patel is an Indian actress who appears in mainly Bollywood movies and also in Telugu films. Making her acting debut in the blockbuster Kaho Naa... Pyaar Hai, Patel won critical praise for her performance in Gadar: Ek Prem Katha, which became one of the biggest hits in the history of Hindi cinema, earning her a Filmfare Special Performance Award. She would subsequently star in a number of films, most of which proved unsuccessful at the box office. However, her performance in the 2006 film Ankahee, received critical recognition and she followed it in 2007 with a supporting/comic role in the multi-starrer hit Honeymoon Travels Pvt. Ltd. and also co-starred opposite Akshay Kumar in the hit Bhool Bhulaiyaa. In 2011, she founded her own production company Ameesha Patel Productions, along with her business partner Kuunal Goomer.
  2. Princess a.k.a. Edie Sedgwick: Edith Minturn "Edie" Sedgwick was an American heiress, socialite, actress, and fashion model. She is best known for being one of Andy Warhol's superstars. Sedgwick became known as "The Girl of the Year" in 1965 after starring in several of Warhol's short films in the 1960s. She was dubbed an "It Girl", while Vogue magazine also named her a "Youthquaker".
  3. Princess a.k.a. Catherine Oxenberg is an American actress best known for her performance as Amanda Carrington on the 1980s prime time soap opera Dynasty. The daughter of Princess Elizabeth of Yugoslavia, Oxenberg, though not noble or royal herself, is a descendant of the Serbian House of Karađorđević. She has dual citizenship, American and Serbian.
  4. Princess: Desiree Heslop, best known as Princess, is a British singer who found chart success in the mid-1980s. In the late-1970s she worked with the group Osibisa. Her first solo album Princess was composed and produced by Stock Aitken Waterman which contained the hit single, "Say I'm Your Number One". The album spawned 5 charting singles, and was certified silver in the UK.
    • also known as Desiree Heslop
    • born on (53 years ago)
    • nationality: England
    • profession: Singer, singer-songwriter
    • genres: Pop music, Electronic dance music, Dance music
    • albums: "Another World", "After the Love Has Gone", "Say I'm Your Number One", "Princess", "All for Love", "Lover Don't Go", "Number One 2000 Mixes"
  5. Princess a.k.a. Jon Fishman is an American drummer best known for his work with the band Phish. He is credited with co-writing 19 Phish originals, 8 of them as a solo credit.
  6. Princess a.k.a. Crystal Hunt: Crystal Clarese Hunt is an American actress. She is best known for playing Lizzie Spaulding on Guiding Light from 2003 to 2006. She also played Stacy Morasco on One Life to Live from 2009 to 2010.
  7. Princess a.k.a. Princess Punzalan is a Filipina actress in movies and television shows in the Philippines. She won the PMPC Star Awards for TV's Best Drama Actress in 1998 for her role as Selina in Mula Sa Puso.
  8. Princess a.k.a. Sandor Earl is an Australian underwear model, professional rugby league player who last played for the Canberra Raiders in the NRL. He primarily plays on the wing. He is of Hungarian, Maori and English descent.
  9. Princess a.k.a. Lyndsie Fogarty is an Australian sprint canoer who has competed since the late 2000s. She won a bronze medal in at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing in the K-4 500 m event.
    • also known as Foggy, Lynds
    • born on (30 years ago) in Brisbane
    • nationality: Australia
    • profession: Athlete
  10. Princess a.k.a. Cindy Marshall-Day is an actress.

There are other people with Princess in their name, like Princess Iwa, Princess Joy, Princess Ōku, Princess Ōta, Princess Rym, Princess Tia, Princess%..., Princess Anle, Princess Anne and many others.


Princess is a Spanish company which operates hotels and resorts in Barcelona, The Canary Islands, Costa del Sol, Costa Dorada, the Dominican Republic and Mexico.


  1. Princess is a fictional character from the 2012 drama film Mud.
  2. Princess is a fictional character from the 2010 film Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives.
  3. Princess a.k.a. Jun, the Swan: Jun the Swan is a fictional character from the 1972 anime television series Science Ninja Team Gatchaman.
    • also known as Jun il cigno, Jun, Agatha June (G-3), Princess (G-3), Prinses, Princesse, Aggie, Kelly Jennar, June the Swan

There are other characters with Princess in their name, like Ice Princess, Princess Ann, Princess%..., Princess Anle, Princess Anne, Princess Atta, Princess Aura, Princess Enuo, Princess Kazu, Princess Leia, Princess Mari, Princess Ozma, Fairy Princess, Princess Achen, Princess Ariel, Princess Daisy, Princess Diana, Princess Erika, Princess Maria.


"Princess" is a poem by Apollon Maykov first published in January 1878 issue of The Russian Messenger. It told the story of a young Russian girl of a noble family joining radical youth to fight against the repressive state. The poem, condemned by the Russian literary left of the time, in retrospect is seen as a strong political statement attacking both the corrupt political system of mid-19th-century Russia, based on serfdom and the violent methods of undermining it, professed by 'nihilistic' youth.

  • language: Russian Language
  • released in (137 years ago)


  1. "Princess" is a 2006 adult-themed Danish animated film directed by Anders Morgenthaler and co-written by Morgenthaler and Mette Heeno. The film tells the harsh story of a 32-year old missionary named August whose sister, a former porn star nicknamed "The Princess," has died of drug abuse and left behind her 5-year old daughter. August adopts the child and they embark on a violent mission of vengeance to destroy all existing pornographic material featuring Princess. Princess, rated for mature audiences, won awards at three European film festivals and was nominated for the 2007 Robert Award for Best Danish Film.
  2. "Princess" is a 2008 television film starring Kip Pardue and Nora Zehetner.
  3. "Princess" a.k.a. "Royal Kill" is a 2009 psychological thriller starring Academy Award nominees Eric Roberts and Pat Morita, along with Lalaine, Alexander Wraith and professional wrestler Gail Kim. The movie is directed by Babar Ahmed. The movie was released April 10, 2009 in theaters. The DVD's release went by the name Ninja's Creed and went on sale July 20, 2010.
  4. "Princess" is a 2011 short animated film written and directed by Frédérick Tremblay.


"Princess" is Taiwanese Mandopop artist Jam Hsiao's second Mandarin studio album. It was released on 17 July 2009 by Warner Music Taiwan. The album was available for pre-order, from 23 June 2009, as the Princess which includes gifts and photobook. A further edition, Princess was released on 28 August 2009 with bonus CD and DVD containing live tracks and footage from Hsiao's Princess Live Concert Tour at Tainan, Taiwan.

  • genre: Mandopop
  • released on (5 years ago)


Princess, Kentucky is a small unincorporated community in Boyd County, Kentucky, United States. Princess is located along Kentucky Route 5, near the intersection of U.S. Route 60 and Kentucky Route 5.

There are other places with Princess in their name, like Princess%..., Princess Anne, Princess Beach, Princess Louise, Princess Theatre, Princess of Wales Theatre, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Princess Kaca Mayang Garden, The Princess Grace Hospital Centre and Princess Alexandra Hospital Nhs Trust.


  1. The Princess is a family car that was produced in the United Kingdom by British Leyland from 1975 until 1981. The car inherited a front-wheel drive / transverse engine configuration from its predecessor, the BMC ADO17 range. This was still unusual in Europe for full-sized family cars and gave the Princess a cabin space advantage when compared with similarly sized cars from competing manufacturers.
    • also known as Leyland Princess
  2. Princess is a shōjo manga magazine published monthly on the 6th in Japan by Akita Shoten. It is aimed at teenage girls, and its main competitors are Lala, Bessatsu Margaret, and Betsucomi. Its sister publication is Princess Gold, which branched out from the Princess magazine in 1979. Princess Gold is published 9 times a year.
  3. Princess is a Flash animation series by Matt Stone and Trey Parker, the creators of South Park. The story follows a Lhasa Apso dog.
  4. Princess: A princess is a fairy chess piece that can move like a bishop or a knight. It cannot jump over other pieces when moving as a bishop, but may do so when moving as a knight. Below, it is given the symbol NB from Betza notation.
  5. Princess is a Canadian television series hosted by Gail Vaz-Oxlade that premiered in 2010. The program is similar in format to her earlier endeavor, Til Debt Do Us Part; however, rather than helping couples in financial trouble, Vaz-Oxlade assists women who are considered self-indulgent and spoiled. Participants are given weekly challenges, some of which are to help bring the finances and debt under control, while others are meant to help correct the participant's attitude and make amends to their friends and relatives. At the end of six weeks, Vaz-Oxlade gives the participant a cheque for an amount up to $5,000, based upon Vaz-Oxlade's assessment of the participant's success in each of the challenges.
  6. Princess: 《프린세스》는 여성만화가 한승원의 순정만화이다. 1995년부터 만화잡지 이슈에 연재되었으며 현재는 온라인으로 연재되고 있다. 가상의 나라 3개국을 배경으로 슬픈 사랑이야기를 담았다.
  7. Princess is a reality TV show hosted by Gail Vaz-Oxlade.
    • also known as Prince$$
    • genre: Reality television
    • award:
      • Gemini Award for Best Host in a Lifestyle/Practical Information, or Performing Arts Program or Series (Princess Nicola) nomination for Gail Vaz-Oxlade
      • Gemini Award for Best Host in a Lifestyle/Practical Information, or Performing Arts Program or Series (Princess Nicola), received by Gail Vaz-Oxlade

Phrases with Princess

Phrases starting with the word Princess:

  1. Princess Cut
  2. princess pine
  3. princess tree
  4. princess diana
  5. princess royal
  6. Princess Venus
  7. Princess Damsel
  8. Princess Elimia
  9. Princess Parrot
  10. Princess-Flower
  11. princess feather
  12. princess of wales
  13. Princess Rockfish
  14. Princess Marginella
  15. Princess Parrotfish
  16. Princess of the Night

Phrases ending with the word Princess:

  1. crown princess
  2. Pavement Princess

Other phrases containing the word Princess:

  1. Silverleafed Princess Flower
  2. The Princess and the Warrior

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Google previewThe Princess of the Fillmore Street School (2009)

by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat, Mitchell Sharmat


Google previewLife (1913)

The Princess is the first theatre in New York to make a success of presenting a bill made up of a number of short pieces although the experiment has repeatedly been tried. To what extent that success has been due to the advertising incident to ...

Google previewThe Arabian Nights Encyclopedia (2004)

by Ulrich Marzolph

Princess. of. Georgia,. 418. The. Story. of. the. ( Habicht). This story forms part of the narrative cycle enframed by The Forty Viziers. It is told by the first vizier to demonstrate that women are not to be trusted.

Google previewThe Eponym Dictionary of Birds (2014)

by Bo Beolens, Michael Watkins, Michael Grayson

Princess Sirindhorn's Bird Pseudochelidon sirintarae Thonglongya, 1968 [Alt. Whiteeyed River Martin] Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn of Thailand (b.1955) is a member of the Thai Royal Family.In Thailand, sheisoften referredtoas the ...

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Remember that I wrote a pavane for a dead princess, and not a dead pavane for a princess! (Maurice Ravel)
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Scrabble value of P3R1I1N1C3E1S1S1

The value of this 8-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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