- the female ruler of an independent state, especially one who inherits the position by right of birth；a king's wife.
- behave in an unpleasantly superior way towards (someone)；convert (a pawn) into a queen when it reaches the opponent's back rank on the board.
verb: queen, 3rd person present: queens, gerund or present participle: queening, past tense: queened, past participle: queened
noun: queen, plural noun: queens
- 1. the female ruler of an independent state, especially one who inherits the position by right of birth he insisted the princess could be crowned queen Queen Victoria 同義詞
- ▪ a king's wife. 同義詞
- ▪ a woman or thing regarded as the finest or most outstanding in a particular sphere or group the queen of the social columns 同義詞
- ▪ a woman or girl chosen to hold the most important position in a festival or event she's the official carnival queen
- ▪ dated (in the UK) the national anthem when there is a female sovereign.
- 2. the most powerful chess piece that each player has, able to move in any direction along a rank, file, or diagonal on which it stands.
- 3. a playing card bearing a representation of a queen, normally ranking next below a king and above a jack.
- 4. a reproductive female in a colony of social ants, bees, wasps, or termites, frequently the only one present in a colony.
- 5. offensive a gay man, especially one with an ostentatiously affected, flamboyant, or feminine manner.
- 6. an adult female cat that has not been spayed.
- 1. behave in an unpleasantly superior way towards (someone) Monique was queening it over everybody
- 2. convert (a pawn) into a queen when it reaches the opponent's back rank on the board.