borough of New York City, on W Long Island, east of Brooklyn: pop. 2,229,000
Origin of Queensafter Queen Catherine, wife of Charles II of England
A borough of New York City in southeast New York on western Long Island. Queens was first settled by the Dutch in 1635 and became part of New York City in 1898.
- plural form of queen
- (poker slang) A pair of queens.
- third-person singular simple present indicative form of queen