Definition of 'princely'
Example sentences containing 'princely'
We have worked all our lives for that princely sum.The Sun (2015)
All this for the princely sum of fifty quid.Times, Sunday Times (2016) The Sun (2006)
Not such a princely sum that we deserve a hefty tax bill simply because we have been good savers, surely?Times, Sunday Times (2016) Times, Sunday Times (2007) The Sun (2011)
After one phone call to the local council and the handing over of the princely sum of 10, it is ours for a year.Times, Sunday Times (2006) Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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