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Definitions of queen

  1. offensive terms for an openly homosexual man
  2. a female sovereign ruler
  3. a competitor who holds a preeminent position
  4. promote to a queen, as of a pawn in chess
  5. female cat
  6. the only fertile female in a colony of social insects such as bees and ants and termites; its function is to lay eggs
  7. especially large and only member of a colony of naked mole rats to bear offspring sired by only a few males
  8. ( chess) the most powerful chess piece
  9. one of four face cards in a deck bearing a picture of a queen
  10. the wife or widow of a king
  11. become a queen, as of a chess pawn
  12. ( chess) the most powerful piece
  13. something personified as a woman who is considered the best or most important of her kind; " Paris is the queen of cities"; " the queen of ocean liners"
  14. become a queen; " her pawn queened"
  15. The wife of a king.
  16. A woman who is the sovereign of a kingdom; a female monarch; as, Elizabeth, queen of England; Mary, queen of Scots.
  17. The fertile, or fully developed, female of social bees, ants, and termites.
  18. The most powerful, and except the king the most important, piece in a set of chessmen.
  19. A playing card bearing the picture of a queen; as, the queen of spades.
  20. A male homosexual, esp. one who is effeminate or dresses in women's clothing.
  21. To act the part of a queen.
  22. To make a queen ( or other piece, at the player's discretion) of by moving it to the eighth row; as, to queen a pawn.
  23. A woman eminent in power or attractions; the highest of her kind; as, a queen in society; - also used figuratively of cities, countries, etc.
  24. A female sovereign, or woman who rules in her own right; the wife of a king; a gifted woman who is a natural leader; as, a social queen; the only perfect female of a swarm of bees ( queen bee) or a colony of ants; a playing card on which is a picture of a queen; a piece in chess; the best or chief of her kind.
  25. To rule as, or play the part of, a sovereign or leader.
  26. The wife of a king: a female sovereign: the best or chief of her kind.
  27. The wife of a king; female sovereign.
  28. The wife of a king; a female sovereign of a kingdom; a woman preeminent in a given sphere.
  29. The most powerful piece in chess.
  30. The female of ants, bees, etc.
  31. Queenly.
  32. The consort of a king; a female sovereign; the sovereign of a swarm of bees; the chief of her class; a playing card; a piece in chess.
  33. To make a queen of.
  34. To play the queen.
  35. The wife of a king; a female sovereign; the highest of her kind.
  36. The reproductive female in colonies of social Hymenoptera.
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Quotes of queen

  1. There was a queen that was overthrown here. So I was affected by all of that and felt profoundly grateful for the opportunity to live in Hawaii, and I set out at once to try to fit in. – Neil Abercrombie
  2. There's only one Elizabeth like me and that's the Queen – Elizabeth Arden
  3. I was growing up listening to Queen Freddie Mercury threw those incredible melodies into his songs. – Gary Cherone
  4. Mary Queen of Scots was my first love, and that is always something special. – Antonia Fraser
  5. My friends and I make short films. We pretended to rob the Dairy Queen where our friend worked, but someone thought we were real thieves and called the cops! Soon, the cops burst in with guns drawn! – Josh Hartnett
  6. I was always a drama queen I remember playing in the kitchen, trying to get my mom to think I was dead and call the police. When she didn't, I would cry. I was always theatrical. I don't think any of my relatives are surprised. – Amy Lee
  7. Calling O'Hare an airport is like calling the Queen Elizabeth II a boat. – Andrew H. Malcolm
  8. I was homecoming queen I was star of my basketball team. – Marla Maples
  9. My children are not royal; they just happen to have the Queen for their aunt. – Princess Margaret
  10. The Queen is the only person who can put on a tiara with one hand, while walking down stairs. – Princess Margaret
  11. For a time I didn't want to answer any questions about Queen I'd like to be viewed as something alive and relevant, not some fossil. – Brian May
  12. I wasn't a cheerleader or the prom queen I don't move through the world with a mirror in front of my face, and I've never been attracted to projects that had an emphasis on what I look like. – Michael Michele
  13. It's great to be queen – Helen Mirren
  14. Be cautious of playing your Queen in front of your King and in subjecting yourself to a discovered check. It is better when check is given to your King to interpose a man that attacks the checking Piece than with one that does not. – Howard Staunton
  15. Think like a queen A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another steppingstone to greatness. – Oprah Winfrey

Usage examples for queen

  1. You will be more than the Queen of England. – Springhaven A Tale of the Great War by R. D. Blackmore
  2. The king, and not the queen mother! – The Hated Son by Honore de Balzac
  3. Hers are called the 'Rose Queen ' said Margaret. – Ethel Morton's Enterprise by Mabell S.C. Smith
  4. Nothing less than a queen for me! – John and Betty's History Visit by Margaret Williamson
  5. The Queen is waiting to hear what we have found." – The King's Sons by George Manville Fenn
  6. " If he comes," cried the queen I am saved!" – Catherine de' Medici by Honore de Balzac
  7. The queen is a woman,- everything must give way to her wish! – Thelma by Marie Corelli
  8. The performances of the young gymnast and the Fire Queen were in full swing when a cry of horror arose. – Leo the Circus Boy by Ralph Bonehill
  9. I wish I could show you his house, Queen – A Red Wallflower by Susan Warner
  10. Twice through a cruel fate she had missed the proud position of queen first of France, then of Spain. – The First Governess of the Netherlands, Margaret of Austria by Eleanor E. Tremayne
  11. And what do you desire to- day of the queen mother?" – Berlin and Sans-Souci by Louise Muhlbach
  12. The herald spake out among the handmaids, saying: " O Queen thy son is returned from Pylos!" – The Story Of The Odyssey by The Rev. Alfred J. Church
  13. You were sent for; and there is a kind of confession in your looks, which your modesties have not craft enough to colour: I know the good king and queen have sent for you. – Hamlet by William Shakespeare
  14. We cannot speak when the Queen comes by. – The Three Heron's Feathers by Hermann Sudermann
  15. The Queen of France had love in her eyes and Heaven in her soul. – The Secret Memoirs of Louis XV./XVI, Complete by Madame du Hausset, an "Unknown English Girl" and the Princess Lamballe
  16. Yes, his mistress- as my queen is my mistress. – The Nameless Castle by Maurus Jókai
  17. Yes, though she is a Queen I saw her actually smile at the child once or twice. – Secret Memoirs: The Story of Louise, Crown Princess by Henry W. Fischer
  18. I was as near the Queen as at our own family table. – William Hickling Prescott by Harry Thurston Peck
  19. Am I not queen of ye all? – The Pirate Woman by Aylward Edward Dingle
  20. I knew that your need was great when you came to the Queen – Voodoo Planet by Andrew North

Rhymes for queen