Definition of Prowess

1. Noun. A superior skill that you can learn by study and practice and observation. "It's quite an art"




Definition of Prowess

1. n. Distinguished bravery; valor; especially, military bravery and skill; gallantry; intrepidity; fearlessness.

Definition of Prowess

1. Noun. Skillfulness and manual ability; adroitness or dexterity. ¹

2. Noun. Distinguished bravery or courage, especially in battle; heroism ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Prowess

1. exceptional ability [n -ES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Prowess

provost
provost court
provost guard
provost marshal
provostal
provostorial
provosts
provostship
provostships
provosty
prow
prowar
prowd
prowdly
prower
prowess (current term)
prowesses
prowest
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prowhaling
prowhite
prowl
prowl car
prowled
prowler
prowlers
prowlike
prowling
prowlingly

Literary usage of Prowess

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1. The Theory of the Leisure Class: An Economic Study of Institutions by Thorstein Veblen (1912)
"... X MODERN SURVIVALS OF prowess THE leisure class lives by the industrial community rather than in it. Its relations to industry are of a pecuniary rather ..."

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