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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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