A reproductive female (especially the only one) in a colony of bees.
(idiomatic, colloquial) The most important or dominant woman in an organisation or situation.
Queen-bee Sentence Examples
In the hive-bee and among ants, on the other hand, there are constant structural distinctions between queen and worker, and the function of the queen bee in a hive is confined to egg-laying, the labour, of the community being entirely done by the workers.
The freshman season began with former queen bee Serena van der Woodsen returning from an unexplained year long absence at boarding school.
Darcy (played by Shenae Grimes) was introduced to viewers as a strait-laced Christian, who becomes captain of the Spirit Squad and Queen Bee of the school.
The five girls were part of a popular clique with Allison as their queen bee.
When the television series begins, Aria Montgomery and her family are just returning from a year overseas, while Spencer continues to overachieve to get her family's attention and Hanna slimmed down and took Allison's place as queen bee.