Definition for queen

noun as in female monarch

noun as in royal lady

Strongest matches

monarch, ruler

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Example Sentences

“They treated us like kings and queens,” said one member who participated in the set visit.

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These pale wrinkly little rodents, indigenous to East Africa, live in underground colonies with rigid roles and elaborate social hierarchies under the stewardship of a queen.

Once a new queen emerges, the colony’s sound again starts to match.

Alas, the queen has never liked the concept of “one foot in, one foot out” for working royals.

The latest match pits Serena Williams, the queen of tennis, against Naomi Osaka, the youngster who is her heir apparent.

The reigning queen of hip-hop treads the boards in her teen years.

The last time there was a raid of this scale was in 2001, when 52 men were arrested on Queen Boat, a floating disco on the Nile.

When they invade new territory, populations are low, and the queen has limited mate options.

Even the queen saw fit to honor him with the Order of the British Empire at Buckingham Palace in 2008.

A palace insider however insisted to the Daily Beast today that the Queen was not about to abdicate.

All along the highways and by-paths of our literature we encounter much that pertains to this "queen of plants."

A fancy came into my head that I would entertain the king and queen with an English tune upon this instrument.

Q was a Queen, who wore a silk slip; R was a Robber, and wanted a whip.

One of her humours was to unite the son of her minister, with a niece of the widowed Queen of Saint Germain's.

As night began to settle down over the land, the Queen Elizabeth seemed to feel the time had come to give full vent to her wrath.


On this page you'll find 38 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to queen, such as: monarch, ruler, consort, empress, regent, and female ruler.

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