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QUEEN





Definition:

  1. [noun] the only fertile female in a colony of social insects such as bees and ants and termites; its function is to lay eggs

  2. [noun] a female sovereign ruler
    Synonyms: regnant, female monarch

  3. [noun] the wife or widow of a king

  4. [noun] 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"

  5. [noun] a competitor who holds a preeminent position
    Synonyms: king, world-beater

  6. [noun] offensive terms for an openly homosexual man
    Synonyms: fagot, faggot, fag, fairy, nance, pansy, queer, poof, poove, pouf

  7. [noun] one of four face cards in a deck bearing a picture of a queen

  8. [noun] (chess) the most powerful piece

  9. [noun] especially large and only member of a colony of naked mole rats to bear offspring sired by only a few males

  10. [noun] female cat
    Synonyms: tabby

  11. [verb] promote to a queen, as of a pawn in chess

  12. [verb] become a queen; "her pawn queened"

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