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There are 12 meanings of the word Queen.

How to pronounce queen:


Queen - as a noun

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

Hypernyms (Closely Related)
Hyponyms (Broadly Related)

A female sovereign ruler

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
female monarchqueen regnant
Hypernyms (Closely Related)
female aristocrat
Hyponyms (Broadly Related)
Antonyms (Opposite Meaning)

The wife or widow of a king

Hypernyms (Closely Related)
female aristocrat
Hyponyms (Broadly Related)

Something personified as a woman who is considered the best or most important of her kind

Example: "Paris is the queen of cities"

A competitor who holds a preeminent position

Synonyms (Exact Relations)

Offensive term for a homosexual man

Synonyms (Exact Relations)

One of four face cards in a deck bearing a picture of a queen

(chess) the most powerful piece

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

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
queen mole rat

Female cat

Synonyms (Exact Relations)

Queen - as a verb

Promote to a queen, as of a pawn in chess

Become a queen

Example: "Her pawn queened"

Example Sentences

"The queen waved to the cheering crowd."
"The queen wore a beautiful crown."
"She is the queen of England."
"The queen addressed the nation in her speech."
"The queen's portrait hung on the wall."
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Word Game Points

Is QUEEN a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, queen is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

QUEEN has a SCRABBLE points total of 14.

Is QUEEN a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, queen is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
QUEEN has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 16.

Is QUEEN a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, queen is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
QUEEN has a WORDFEUD points total of 15.

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