Definition of tsarevich in English:

tsarevich

(also tzarevich, czarevich)

noun

historical
  • The eldest son of an emperor of Russia.

    • ‘I saw the czar and the czarevich disappear through the back door and still the Russian boys were no where to be found.’
    • ‘The czar looked a bit edgy, but his son the czarevich seemed confident.’
    • ‘He was one of Dimitri's closest friends and the czarevich told him almost everything.’
    • ‘The czarevich was the truest symbol there was of Russia's future.’
    • ‘Tsarist Russia was a military empire, and this will be reflected by the many different uniforms on show, including a miniature version worn by the young tsarevich Alexei.’

Origin

Russian, literally ‘son of a tsar’.

Pronunciation

tsarevich

/ˈzɑːrɪvɪtʃ//ˈzɑːrjeɪvɪtʃ//ˈtsɑːrɪvɪtʃ/