Definition of Prince Regent in English:

Prince Regent


  • A prince who acts as regent, in particular the title of the future George IV, who was regent from 1811 until he became king in 1820.

    • ‘When George III died in 1820, the Prince Regent ascended the throne as George IV, with no real change in his powers.’
    • ‘He had earlier served as The Prince Regent when his father, George III, suffered from a relapse into insanity from an illness that is now suspected to have been porphyria.[’
    ruler, sovereign, lord, overlord, dynast, leader, monarch, crowned head
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Prince Regent