prowess prowess  /ˈpraʊ əs/


  • (n) a superior skill that you can learn by study and practice and observation



  1. The German tennis star, was idolized by men for his athletic prowess and by women for his devilish good looks.
  2. The new CEO has no significant technology experience and is known in the industry mainly for his budgetary prowess and management skills.


  1. The 'Power Index' Measures The 10 Most Powerful Militaries In The World

    Obligatory Marine Corps veteran disclaimer — there’s a lot more to military prowess than firepower. There’s no statistic for leadership, no metric for the stuff they pump into you at Parris Island .
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Business Insider

  2. Austin Bruins Forward AJ Reid Commits to Air Force

    AJ Reid’s offensive prowess was a big reason for the Austin Bruins’ success this season. In fact his 65 points, put him in the top 10 in the entire NAHL.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: KIMT Mason City

  3. US Foods Unveils Newest Food Fanatics™ Chef at Philadelphia’s Great Chefs Event

    After proving his culinary prowess and business savvy, US Foods’ Chef Tom Macrina has been selected as the company’s latest Food Fanatics™ Chef. The Philadelphia-based chef will de
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance


  1. "I've been a very big fight fan, I was a mediocre boxer myself," McCain, R-Ariz., said in a telephone interview. "I had admired Jack Johnson's prowess in the ring. And the more I found out about him, the more I thought a grave injustice was...
    on Apr 1, 2009 By: John McCain Source:

  2. "Kevin Garnett is a great player in our league, with a fierce and competitive spirit, who brings offensive scoring prowess and a defensive presence to our team," Ainge said. "The players we're trading to Minnesota have bright futures in the...
    on Jul 31, 2007 By: Danny Ainge Source:

  3. In addressing the special nature of the holiday, Samuel Gompers, founder and longtime president of the American Federation of Labor, said: "All other holidays are in a more or less degree connected with conflicts and battles of man's prowess over...
    on Sep 2, 2007 By: Samuel Gompers Source: Seattle Post Intelligencer

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