Queen


queen

/kwēn/

noun

noun: queen; plural noun: queens

  1. the female ruler of an independent state, especially one who inherits the position by right of birth.

  • synonyms: monarch, sovereign, ruler, head of state

  • Her Majesty;

  • king's consort, queen consort

  • "the queen was crowned"a king's wife.

  • a king's wife

  • noun: Queen Consort; plural noun: Queen Consorts

  • synonyms: monarch, sovereign, ruler, head of state;

  • Her Majesty; king's consort, queen consort

  • "the queen was crowned"

  • a woman or thing regarded as excellent or outstanding of its kind.

  • "the queen of romance novelists"

  • synonyms: doyenne, star, superstar, leading light, big name, queen bee, prima donna, idol, heroine, favorite, darling, goddess

  • "the queen of country music"

  • a woman or girl chosen to hold the most important position in a festival or event.

  • "football stars and homecoming queens"

  • dated

  • (in the UK) the national anthem when there is a female sovereign.

  • singular proper noun: Queen; noun: the Queen

  • informal

  • a man's wife or girlfriend.

  1. the most powerful chess piece that each player has, able to move any number of unobstructed squares in any direction along a rank, file, or diagonal on which it stands.

  2. a playing card bearing a representation of a queen, normally ranking next below a king and above a jack.

  3. ENTOMOLOGY

a reproductive female in a colony of social ants, bees, wasps, etc.

  1. an adult female cat that has not been spayed.

  2. informal

a male homosexual, typically one regarded as ostentatiously effeminate.

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