Synonyms of queens


1. Queens

usage: a borough of New York City


1. Queens

usage: the only fertile female in a colony of social insects such as bees and ants and termites; its function is to lay eggs

2. queen, insect

usage: a female sovereign ruler

3. queen, queen regnant, female monarch, female aristocrat

usage: the wife or widow of a king

4. queen, female aristocrat

usage: 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. queen, personification

usage: a competitor who holds a preeminent position

6. king, queen, world-beater, rival, challenger, competitor, competition, contender

usage: offensive term for an openly homosexual man

7. fagot, faggot, fag, fairy, nance, pansy, queen, queer, poof, poove, pouf, gay man, shirtlifter

usage: one of four face cards in a deck bearing a picture of a queen

8. queen, face card, picture card, court card

usage: (chess) the most powerful piece

9. queen, chessman, chess piece

usage: 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

10. queen, queen mole rat, naked mole rat

usage: female cat


1. queen, promote

usage: promote to a queen, as of a pawn in chess

2. queen, promote

usage: become a queen; "her pawn queened"

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Definition and meaning of queens (Dictionary)