Prince Charming


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Prince Charming

The (hypothetical) perfect man who has all of the traits that one (usually a woman) wants in a romantic partner. I'd almost given up hope of ever finding my own Prince Charming before I met you!
See also: charming, prince

ˌPrince ˈCharming

(usually humorous) a man who seems to be a perfect boyfriend or husband because he is attractive, kind, etc: I’m still waiting for my Prince Charming!
This expression refers to a character in fairy tales such as Cinderella.
See also: charming, prince
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And Cinderella no doubt wins her Prince Charming in the end.
They are not best pleased when they find out and things get even more complicated when a furious fairy godmother appears on the scene she wanted Fiona to marry her son, Prince Charming.
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None of these justifications exists for Prince Charming. Logue's comments on political and historical events are often stilted and abstract: "The virtues of nation states are obvious, fundamental, though belonging to such a state does not excuse the avoidance of choice.
After a whirlwind courtship with the urbane and spell-bindingly enchanting Gregory Anton (Boyer), Paula (Bergman) awakens to find that her Prince Charming is systematically transforming their home into an asylum where she is the sole--and increasingly deranged--inmate.
The foiling of the Friar's ambition makes of Romeo a failed Prince Charming and of Juliet an unrevived Sleeping Beauty.
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The 27-year-old is making his debut as Prince Charming the show from LHK Productions.
He is the very reason I have never looked for a prince charming because he alone can protect me.
VILLAGERS flocked to a church panto to see Prince Charming woo Sleeping Beauty.
Former Wales captain Gareth "Alfie" Thomas is playing Prince Charming's right hand man, Alfie Dandini in a thoroughly entertaining production at Cardiff's New Theatre this Christmas.
Any Dream Will Do winner and Casualty star Lee Mead will lead the cast in the role of Prince Charming. Joining Lee is Linda Lusardi as the Fairy Godmother, Sam Kane and Mike Doyle as the Ugly Sisters, comedian Andy Jones plays Buttons and Wales' very own sporting hero Gareth Thomas takes on the role of Dandini.
Under The Rainbow Cert 15 LAURA thinks she has found her Prince Charming when she meets Sandro at a party.
Glenn Gatland, representing Elizabeth Todd, said the "Mrs Cannybody" canteen assistant and single mother thought she had met her Prince Charming when Graham came into her life.
However, the 27-year-old beauty had previously told the Daily Mirror that she is the only person that can make herself happy and doesn't need a prince charming to give her fairytale a happy ending.