Search Result:queen

KK Pronunciation

〔 kwin 〕


〔 kwiːn 〕

Overview of noun queen

The noun queen has 10 senses

  • queen -- (the only fertile female in a colony of social insects such as bees and ants and termites; its function is to lay eggs)

  • queen, queen regnant, female monarch -- (a female sovereign ruler)

  • queen -- (the wife or widow of a king)

  • queen -- (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")

  • king, queen, world-beater -- (a competitor who holds a preeminent position)

  • fagot, faggot, fag, fairy, nance, pansy, queen, queer, poof, poove, pouf -- (offensive term for an openly homosexual man)

  • queen -- (one of four face cards in a deck bearing a picture of a queen)

  • queen -- ((chess) the most powerful piece)

  • queen, queen mole rat -- (an especially large mole rat and the only member of a colony of naked mole rats to bear offspring which are sired by only a few males)

  • tabby, queen -- (female cat)

Overview of verb queen

The verb queen has 2 senses

  • queen -- (promote to a queen, as of a pawn in chess)

  • queen -- (become a queen; "her pawn queened")