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A.Word.A.Day--Prince CharmingPronunciation: WAV or RealAudio
Prince Charming also prince charming (prins CHAR-ming) noun
1. A man who fulfills all the romantic expectations of a woman.
2. A man who ardently seeks the company and affection of women.
[After Prince Charming, hero of the fairy tale Cinderella.]
"A mutual friend had set us up, and I'd instantly decided he wasn't for me. To begin with, his look was all wrong--short, balding, stocky ... not exactly Prince Charming." Edelstein, Andy; Sherman, Beth, From hate-at-first-sight to friends to married, Cosmopolitan, Jan 1, 1995.
This week's theme: eponyms.
Education makes people easy to lead, but difficult to drive; easy to govern, but impossible to enslave. -Henry Peter Brougham