English dictionary definition of:

queen


Noun

  • female cat
  • the only fertile female in a colony of social insects such as bees and ants and termites; its function is to lay eggs
  • an especially large mole rat and the only member of a colony of naked mole rats to bear offspring which are sired by only a few males
  • (chess) the most powerful piece
  • one of four face cards in a deck bearing a picture of a queen
  • offensive term for an openly homosexual man
  • a competitor who holds a preeminent position
  • a female sovereign ruler
  • the wife or widow of a king
  • something personified as a woman who is considered the best or most important of her kind

Verb

  • become a queen
  • promote to a queen, as of a pawn in chess

Thesaurus

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Spellzone course content

View spelling list ee words - set 1 and learn about the word queen in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 7. Long vowels e.g ee, ea or y? oa, o-e, or ow? u-e, ue, or ew?.

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Scrabble score for queen


Scrabble score = 14

generated at 16:16:50 on 18-11-19

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