Queen (noun)

  1. A female ruler of an independent state, especially one who inherits the position by right of birth.
  2. A playing card with a picture of a queen on it, usually ranking above a king and below an ace in a deck of cards.
  3. A female monarch of a colony of bees, ants, or termites.


Old english cwen, of germanic origin; related to dutch koningin and german k├Ânigin.


  1. The queen of England is Elizabeth II.
  2. She was dealt a queen of spades.
  3. The queen bee is the mother of all the bees in the colony.
  4. The queen is the most powerful piece in the game of chess.
  5. She was crowned queen of the beauty pageant.
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