- 1Skill or expertise in a particular activity or field: his prowess as a fishermanMore example sentences
- And his fame has nothing whatsoever to do with his prowess on the football field or in the political arena.
- Padraic will also be remembered for his prowess on the football field.
- Fathers looked proudly upon children who showed prowess in these extracurricular activities.
- 2Bravery in battle.More example sentences
- Though Ilantar had little love for the Isaad and their sinister lord, he respected their prowess in battle.
- Pompeii split up much of the land giving large chunks to his soldiers as a reward for their prowess in battle.
- Zaren on the other hand was not a demigod, and Tsuko had not foreseen his great battle prowess.
Middle English (sense 2): from Old French proesce, from prou 'valiant'. Sense 1 dates from the early 20th century.