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Definition for: QUEEN

queen
(n.) The wife of a king.
(n.) A woman who is the sovereign of a kingdom; a female monarch; as, Elizabeth, queen of England; Mary, queen of Scots.
(n.) A woman eminent in power or attractions; the highest of her kind; as, a queen in society; -- also used figuratively of cities, countries, etc.
(n.) The fertile, or fully developed, female of social bees, ants, and termites.
(n.) The most powerful, and except the king the most important, piece in a set of chessmen.
(n.) A playing card bearing the picture of a queen; as, the queen of spades.
(n.) A male homosexual, esp. one who is effeminate or dresses in women's clothing.
(v. i.) To act the part of a queen.
(v. i.) To make a queen (or other piece, at the player's discretion) of by moving it to the eighth row; as, to queen a pawn.