Princely vs Illustrious - What's the difference?

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Princely is a related term of illustrious.


As adjectives the difference between princely and illustrious

is that princely is relating to a prince; regal; royal while illustrious is dignified.

As an adverb princely

is in the manner of a royal prince's conduct.

princely

English

Adjective

(er)
  • Relating to a prince; regal; royal.
  • princely birth or character
  • Befitting a prince.
  • a princely sum of money

    Synonyms

    * regally, grandly

    Adverb

    (en adverb)
  • In the manner of a royal prince's conduct.
  • My appetite was not princely got. — Shakespeare.

    illustrious

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • dignified