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queens

 
Noun queen has 10 senses
  1. queen - the only fertile female in a colony of social insects such as bees and ants and termites; its function is to lay eggs
    --1 is a kind of
    borough; insect; borough; insect
    --1 is a part of New York, New York City, Greater New York
    --1 has particulars: queen bee
  2. queen, queen regnant, female monarch - a female sovereign ruler
    --2 is a kind of female aristocrat; female aristocrat
    --2 is a member of royalty, royal family, royal line, royal house
    Antonyms: king, male monarch
    --2 has particulars:
     Queen of England; Cleopatra; Isabella I, Isabella the Catholic; Liliuokalani, Lydia Kamekeha Paki Liliuokalani; Mary Queen of Scots, Mary Stuart
  3. queen - the wife or widow of a king
    --3 is a kind of
    female aristocrat; female aristocrat
    --3 is a member of royalty, royal family, royal line, royal house
    --3 has particulars:
     queen consort; queen dowager; queen regent; Boleyn, Anne Boleyn; Catherine de Medicis; Eleanor of Aquitaine; Esther; Howard, Catherine Howard; Jezebel; Marie Antoinette; Nefertiti; Parr, Catherine Parr; Seymour, Jane Seymour
  4. 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"
    --4 is a kind of
    personification; personification
  5. king, queen, world-beater - a competitor who holds a preeminent position
    --5 is a kind of rival, challenger, competitor, competition, contender; rival, challenger, competitor, competition, contender
  6. fagot, faggot, fag, fairy, nance, pansy, queen, queer, poof, poove, pouf - offensive terms for an openly homosexual man
    --6 is a kind of gay man, shirtlifter; gay man, shirtlifter
  7. queen - one of four face cards in a deck bearing a picture of a queen
    --7 is a kind of
    face card, picture card, court card; face card, picture card, court card
    --7 is a member of pack of cards, deck of cards, deck
  8. queen - (chess) the most powerful piece
    --8 is a kind of
    chessman, chess piece; chessman, chess piece
    Derived forms: verb queen2, verb queen1
  9. queen - especially large and only member of a colony of naked mole rats to bear offspring sired by only a few males
    --9 is a kind of
    naked mole rat; naked mole rat
  10. tabby, queen - female cat
    --10 is a kind of domestic cat, house cat, Felis domesticus, Felis catus; domestic cat, house cat, Felis domesticus, Felis catus
Verb queen has 2 senses
  1. queen - promote to a queen, as of a pawn in chess
    --1 is one way to
    promote
    Derived form: noun queen8
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  2. queen - become a queen; "her pawn queened"
    --2 is one way to
    promote
    Derived form: noun queen8
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
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