Definitions for Queenkwin

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. a female sovereign or monarch.

    Category: Government

  2. the wife or consort of a king.

    Category: Government

  3. a woman, or something personified as a woman, preeminent in some respect:

    a beauty queen; Athens, the queen of the Aegean.

  4. Slang. Usually Disparaging and Offensive.(a term used to refer to a male homosexual, esp. one who is flamboyantly campy.)

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Status (usage)

    Ref: drag queen.

  5. a playing card bearing a picture of a queen.

  6. the most powerful chess piece of either color, able to be moved across any number of empty squares in any direction.

    Category: Checkers and Chess

  7. a fertile female ant, bee, termite, or wasp.

    Category: Entomology

  8. a word formerly used in communications to represent the letter


  9. (v.i.)to reign as queen.

    Category: Government

  10. to behave in an imperious or pretentious manner (usu. fol. by it).

  11. (of a pawn in chess) to become promoted to a queen.

    Category: Checkers and Chess

  12. (v.t.)to make a queen of; crown.

    Category: Government

* Usage: Definition 4a is usually used with disparaging intent and perceived as insulting. However, it is also used by homosexuals as a positive term of self-reference.

Origin of queen:

bef. 900; ME quene, quen, OE cwēn woman, queen, c. ON kvān, Go qēns


  1. Ellery,joint pen name of Manfred Bennington Lee and Frederic Dannay.

    Category: Biography

Princeton's WordNet

  1. queen(noun)

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

  2. queen, queen regnant, female monarch(noun)

    a female sovereign ruler

  3. queen(noun)

    the wife or widow of a king

  4. queen(noun)

    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"

  5. king, queen, world-beater(noun)

    a competitor who holds a preeminent position

  6. queen(noun)

    one of four face cards in a deck bearing a picture of a queen

  7. queen(noun)

    (chess) the most powerful piece

  8. queen, queen mole rat(noun)

    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

  9. tabby, queen(verb)

    female cat

  10. queen(verb)

    promote to a queen, as of a pawn in chess

  11. queen(verb)

    become a queen

    "her pawn queened"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. queen(noun)kwin

    a female monarch, or the wife of a male monarch

    the Queen of Belgium

  2. queenkwin

    a female insect

    a queen bee

  3. queenkwin

    a playing card with a picture of a queen on it

    the queen of spades

  4. queenkwin

    a gay man

    ***They called him a queen.


  1. queen(Noun)

    A female monarch. Example: Queen Victoria

  2. queen(Noun)

    The wife or widow of a king. Example: Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother

  3. queen(Noun)

    The most powerful piece, able to move any number of spaces horizontally, vertically, or diagonally.

  4. queen(Noun)

    A playing card with the picture of a queen on its face, the twelfth card in a given suit.

  5. queen(Noun)

    A powerful or forceful female person.

  6. queen(Noun)

    An effeminate male homosexual. See drag queen.

  7. queen(Noun)

    A reproductive female animal in a hive, such as an ant, bee, termite or wasp.

  8. queen(Noun)

    An adult female cat valued for breeding. See tom.

  9. queen(Verb)

    to make a queen

  10. queen(Verb)

    to promote a pawn, usually to a queen.

  11. queen(Verb)

    To sit on the face of (a partner) to receive oral sex.

  12. Queen(ProperNoun)

    A title given to queens.

    Queen Elizabeth II

  13. Origin: From quene, from cwen, cwene. The same Middle English word also yielded quean. Ultimately from kwēniz, from gʷḗn.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Queen(noun)

    the wife of a king

  2. Queen(noun)

    a woman who is the sovereign of a kingdom; a female monarch; as, Elizabeth, queen of England; Mary, queen of Scots

  3. Queen(noun)

    a woman eminent in power or attractions; the highest of her kind; as, a queen in society; -- also used figuratively of cities, countries, etc

  4. Queen(noun)

    the fertile, or fully developed, female of social bees, ants, and termites

  5. Queen(noun)

    the most powerful, and except the king the most important, piece in a set of chessmen

  6. Queen(noun)

    a playing card bearing the picture of a queen; as, the queen of spades

  7. Queen(noun)

    a male homosexual, esp. one who is effeminate or dresses in women's clothing

  8. Queen(verb)

    to act the part of a queen

  9. Queen(verb)

    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


  1. Queen

    Queen are a British rock band formed in London in 1970, originally consisting of Freddie Mercury, Brian May, John Deacon, and Roger Taylor. Queen's earliest works were influenced by progressive rock, hard rock and heavy metal, but the band gradually ventured into more conventional and radio-friendly works, incorporating further diverse styles into their music. Before joining Queen, Brian May and Roger Taylor had been playing together in a band named Smile with bassist Tim Staffell. Freddie Mercury was a fan of Smile, and encouraged them to experiment with more elaborate stage and recording techniques after Staffell's departure in 1970. Mercury himself joined the band shortly thereafter, changed the name of the band to "Queen", and adopted his familiar stage name. John Deacon was recruited prior to recording their eponymous debut album. Queen enjoyed success in the UK with their debut and its follow-up, Queen II, but it was the release of Sheer Heart Attack and A Night at the Opera that gained the band international success. The latter featured "Bohemian Rhapsody", which stayed at number one in the UK Singles Chart for nine weeks; it charted at number one in several other territories, and gave the band their first top ten hit on the US Billboard Hot 100. Their 1977 album, News of the World, contained two of rock's most recognisable anthems, "We Will Rock You" and "We Are the Champions". By the early 1980s, Queen were one of the biggest stadium rock bands in the world, and their performance at 1985's Live Aid is regarded as one of the greatest in rock history. In 1991, Mercury died of bronchopneumonia, a complication of AIDS, and Deacon retired in 1997. Since then, May and Taylor have infrequently performed together, including a collaboration with Paul Rodgers under the name Queen + Paul Rodgers which ended in May 2009.

The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz

  1. QUEEN

    One entitled to rule a nation, make up a deck, or beat a knave.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Queen' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1339

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Queen' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1902

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Queen' in Nouns Frequency: #598

Translations for Queen

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


a woman who rules a country, who inherits her position by right of birth

the Queen of England; Queen Elizabeth II.

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