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queenly

[ kween-lee ]SEE DEFINITION OF queenly

Synonyms for queenly

  • imperial
  • patrician
  • gentle
  • highborn
  • kingly
  • titled
  • wellborn
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Antonyms for queenly

  • ignoble
  • lowly
  • servile
  • unaristocratic
  • undignified
  • unrefined
  • unsophisticated
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR QUEENLY

She came steadily forward with a queenly, effortless stride.

It was a becoming dress, but not for her—she was too queenly.

Her arm was stretched out with a queenly gesture, at once of warning and command.

It was a queenly presence—tall, graceful, and intensely womanly.

Her dark beauty, her height and grace, gave her a queenly air.

But therewithal the queenly daughter of Saturn puts the last touch to war.

It was very strange to her, and she stole a glance at the queenly Miss Dolly on the table.

"You will surely protect us, good lords," said she who had on the queenly dress.

Surely he saw her as a woman, queenly and distressed and very proud.

Then Mlle. Moriaz added, in a queenly tone, "You cannot pass—you are my prisoner."

WORD ORIGIN

mid-15c., from queen (n.) + -ly (1). Related: Queenliness.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR QUEENLY

highborn

adjectivenoble
  • aristocratic
  • blue-blooded
  • elite
  • gentle
  • highbred
  • imperial
  • kingly
  • patrician
  • queenly
  • thoroughbred
  • titled
  • upper-class
  • wellborn

highbred

adjectivethoroughbred

nobler

adjectivearistocratic
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