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Definitions of 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
  • noun:   especially large and only member of a colony of naked mole rats to bear offspring sired by only a few males
  • noun:   (chess) the most powerful piece
  • noun:   one of four face cards in a deck bearing a picture of a queen
  • noun:   a female sovereign ruler
  • noun:   the wife or widow of a king
  • noun:   something personified as a woman who is considered the best or most important of her kind
    Example: "Paris is the queen of cities"
  • noun:   female cat
  • noun:   a competitor who holds a preeminent position
  • noun:   offensive terms for an openly homosexual man
  • verb:   promote to a queen, as of a pawn in chess
  • verb:   become a queen
    Example: "Her pawn queened"
  • name:  A female given name (rare: 1 in 11111 females; popularity rank in the U.S.: #923)
  • name:  A surname (common: 1 in 14285 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #1814)

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