Engelsk ordbog

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Engelsk navneord: queen

1. queen (om dyr) the only fertile female in a colony of social insects such as bees and ants and termites; its function is to lay eggs

Mindre specifikke termerinsect

Mere specifikke termerqueen bee

2. queen (om person) a female sovereign ruler

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)female monarch, queen regnant

Mindre specifikke termerfemale aristocrat

Mere specifikke termerQueen of England

Eksempler på forekomster af mere specifikke termerCleopatra, Isabella, Isabella I, Isabella the Catholic, Liliuokalani, Lydia Kamekeha Paki Liliuokalani, Mary Queen of Scots, Mary Stuart, Queen Isabella

Tilhører disse overordnede termerroyal family, royal house, royal line, royalty

Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)king, male monarch, rex

3. queen (om person) the wife or widow of a king

Mindre specifikke termerfemale aristocrat

Mere specifikke termerqueen consort, queen dowager, queen regent

Eksempler på forekomster af mere specifikke termerAnne Boleyn, Boleyn, Catherine de Medicis, Catherine Howard, Catherine Parr, Eleanor of Aquitaine, Esther, Howard, Jane Seymour, Jezebel, Marie Antoinette, Nefertiti, Parr, Seymour

Tilhører disse overordnede termerroyal family, royal house, royal line, royalty

4. queen (om person) something personified as a woman who is considered the best or most important of her kind

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningParis is the queen of cities.
The queen of ocean liners.

Mindre specifikke termerpersonification

5. queen (om person) a competitor who holds a preeminent position

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)king, world-beater

Mindre specifikke termerchallenger, competition, competitor, contender, rival

6. queen (om person) offensive term for an openly homosexual man

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)fag, faggot, fagot, fairy, nance, pansy, poof, poove, pouf, queer

Mindre specifikke termergay man, shirtlifter

Overordnet anvendelsedepreciation, derogation, disparagement

7. queen (om genstand) one of four face cards in a deck bearing a picture of a queen

Mindre specifikke termercourt card, face card, picture card

Tilhører disse overordnede termerdeck, deck of cards, pack of cards

8. queen (om genstand) (chess) the most powerful piece

Mindre specifikke termerchess piece, chessman

Overordnet emneområdechess, chess game

9. queen (om dyr) 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

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)queen mole rat

Mindre specifikke termernaked mole rat

10. queen (om dyr) female cat

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)tabby

Mindre specifikke termerdomestic cat, Felis catus, Felis domesticus, house cat

Engelsk udsagnsord: queen

1. queen (om adfærd) promote to a queen, as of a pawn in chess

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something

Mindre specifikke termerpromote

2. queen (om bevægelse) become a queen

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHer pawn queened.

AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s

Mindre specifikke termerpromote

Overordnet emneområdechess, chess game

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