Good day,

I am looking for phrases or words to describe a diva, prima donna. Someone who is used to being spoilt, who does not like getting their proverbial hands dirty but instead just wants to be pampered and treated to fine wines, and first class jetsetting, shopping and 5 star hotels. Usually a woman who could never go camping or backpacking, outdoors, or ride in coach. Someone who is overly concerned about their appearance and their fashion.

What's the best way to describe a woman like this apart from diva/prima donna? Don't need a single word. Just effective way to articulate it.

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    Both diva and prima donna (but especially the latter) are words that have that meaning. What's wrong with them that you need something else? – Jason Bassford Mar 28 '19 at 6:25
  • I am hungry for more ways to communicate it. – Ishaq Mar 28 '19 at 6:30
  • You have provided lots of ways to describe them already! – user323578 Apr 27 '19 at 11:14
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    Entitled and vain are the words that come to mind. – user358018 Aug 25 '19 at 12:31
  • "A pain in the neck" or just "a pain"? – BoldBen Sep 25 '19 at 1:46

I would recommend two items:

  1. Lady Muck


British informal 

A haughty or socially pretentious woman.


  1. Princess

derogatory, informal 

A spoiled or arrogant young woman.


  • Princess may be as good as one can do in one word. – Richard Kayser May 23 '20 at 1:40
  • Your example illustrates the polysemy of this word. – user307254 May 24 '20 at 7:50

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