Definition of principessa in English:

principessa

noun

  • (in Italy) a princess.

    as title ‘la Principessa Anna Sabatini’
    • ‘There aren't many places where a principessa will ask what you'd like for breakfast.’
    • ‘He has crinkle eyes and treats me like a principessa.’

Origin

Italian, from medieval Latin principissa, from Latin princeps, princip- (see prince).

Pronunciation

principessa

/ˌprɪntʃɪˈpɛsə/