Queen meaning

kwēn
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A queen is defined as a girl who is very important or successful at something.

An example of a queen is someone successful at fashion, the queen of fashion.

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Queen is slang for a homosexual man who has female characteristics.

An example of a queen is a man who has a very high voice and feminine mannerisms.

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To reign as queen.
verb
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A title given to queens.

Queen Elizabeth II.

pronoun
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The definition of a queen is a woman who rules a country or is married to a king.

An example of a queen was England’s Queen Elizabeth I.

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To make a queen of (a pawn that has reached the opponent's end of the board)
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The definition of a queen is card or playing piece in a board game.

An example of a queen is a chess piece that is very powerful.

An example of a queen is a card marked with Q.

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A place or thing regarded as the best or most beautiful of its kind.
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The wife of a king.
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A woman who rules over a monarchy in her own right; female sovereign.
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To make (a girl or woman) a queen.
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To make (a woman) a queen.
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A woman foremost or judged to be foremost among others in certain attributes or accomplishments, as beauty, etc.
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The fully developed, reproductive female in a colony of bees, ants, or termites.
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To become a queen in chess.
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A male homosexual, specif. one with pronounced feminine characteristics.
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A playing card with a conventionalized picture of a queen on it.
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Queen means a female insect capable of reproduction.

An example of a queen is the bee that is responsible for laying eggs.

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A mature female cat, especially one kept for breeding purposes.
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Used as a disparaging term for a gay man.
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A queen-size bed.
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The most powerful piece, permitted to move any number of unoccupied squares in a horizontal, vertical, or diagonal direction.
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To raise (a pawn) to queen in chess.
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Something having eminence or supremacy in a given domain and personified as a woman.

Paris is regarded as the queen of cities.

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queen it
  • To act like a queen; domineer:.
    Queens it over the whole family.
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queen it
  • To act like a queen; domineer.
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Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

Origin of queen

  • Middle English quene from Old English cwēn gwen- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition