Well Excuse Me Princess


What does Well Excuse Me Princess mean?

Well Excuse Me Princess is a sarcastic phrase used to mock⁣ someone who behaves arrogantly or condescendingly.

It is often used as a response to someone who believes ⁢they are superior or ‌entitled,⁢ dismissing ​their attitude ⁣in a humorous manner. This phrase implies that the speaker finds the person’s behavior unimpressive or unwarranted. The expression can be frequently encountered in forum discussions, as well as image macro and reaction GIF memes.

The image macro and reaction GIF mostly depicts Link from The Legend of Zelda” animated series, exclaiming “Well Excuse Me Princess” to Princess Zelda.

Mrw someone says I can’t use a complete sentence without using the letter a.


What's the origin of Well Excuse Me Princess?

The phrase comes from the thirteen-episode The Legend of Zelda” animated series, which ran between September 8th, 1989 to December 1st, 1989.

In every episode, Link says his catchphrase, after Princess Zelda’s complaints and grumbles, which resonated with viewers of the series.

Fans of the show adopted the phrase, similar to It Is Dangerous to Go Alone! Take This!, turning it into yet another sensation of popular culture and internet lingo.

Spread & Usage

How did Well Excuse Me Princess spread?

From 2004, there have been 9 YTMNDs created around the topic, signaling an early rise in the meme’s popularity.

On YouTube several out of context clips also revolved around “Well Excuse Me Princess” and there have been several compilations made as well.

“Well Excuse Me Princess” inspired countless YouTubePoop videos, similar to The Super Mario Bros. Super Show!

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