Pronunciation: (prins'lē), [key]
—adj., -li•er, -li•est.
1. greatly liberal; lavish; magnificent: a princely entertainment.
2. like or befitting a prince; magnificent: princely manners.
3. of or pertaining to a prince; royal; noble: princely blood.
4. that is a prince: his princely self.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.