Prince Charming


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Prince Charming

The perfect man who has all of the traits that someone (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.
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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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All thanks to a costume party where he was photographed dressed as Prince Charming opposite a girl dressed in a white gown, reports immediately went out that he had been wed.