1. Of or relating to a prince; regal; royal; of highest rank or authority; as, princely birth, character, fortune, etc.
2. Suitable for, or becoming to, a prince; grand; august; munificent; magnificent; as, princely virtues; a princely fortune. “Most princely gifts.”
Prince·ly adv. In a princely manner.
My appetite was not princely got. --Shak.
adj 1: rich and superior in quality; "a princely sum"; "gilded
dining rooms" [syn: deluxe, gilded, luxurious, opulent,
2: having the rank of or befitting a prince; "a princely
bearing"; "princely manner"
[also: princeliest, princelier]