Lady vs. Queen

Lady vs. Queen — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Lady and Queen

Ladynoun

A woman of high social standing or refinement, especially when viewed as dignified or well-mannered.

Queennoun

The wife or widow of a king.

Ladynoun

A woman who is the head of a household

Is the lady of the house at home?.

Queennoun

A female sovereign.

Ladynoun

A woman, especially when spoken of or to in a polite way

Ladies, may I show you to your table?.

Queennoun

A woman considered preeminent in a particular field

the reigning queen of hip-hop.

Ladynoun

Used as a form of address for a woman, often with sarcasm or irritation

Look, lady, I was ahead of you in line.

Queennoun

A woman chosen as the winner of a contest or the honorary head of an event

a beauty queen.the queen of the prom.

Ladynoun

A woman who is the object of romantic or chivalrous love

a knight serving his lady.

Queennoun

Something having eminence or supremacy in a given domain and personified as a woman

Paris is regarded as the queen of cities.

Ladynoun

(Informal) A wife or girlfriend

a man kissing his lady at the airport.

Queennoun

The most powerful chess piece, able to move in any direction over any number of empty squares in a straight line.

Ladynoun

A lady in waiting

the queen and her ladies.

Queennoun

A playing card bearing the figure of a queen, ranking above the jack and below the king.

Ladynoun

A general feminine title of nobility and other rank, specifically as the title for the wife or widow of a knight or baronet.

Queennoun

The sole reproductive female, or one of several such females, in a colony of eusocial insects, such as bees, wasps, ants, or termites.

Ladynoun

Used as a form of address for a woman of high rank, especially for a marchioness, countess, viscountess, baroness, or baronetess.

Queennoun

The reproductive female in a colony of naked mole rats.

Ladynoun

Lady The Virgin Mary. Usually used with Our.

Queennoun

A mature female cat, especially one kept for breeding purposes.

Ladynoun

(historical) The mistress of a household.

Queennoun

Offensive Slang Used as a disparaging term for a gay man.

Ladynoun

A woman of breeding or higher class, a woman of authority.

"I would like the dining room to be fully set by tonight; would you do so?" "Yes, my lady".

Queennoun

A queen-size bed.

Ladynoun

The feminine of lord.

Queenverb

To make (a woman) a queen.

Ladynoun

A title for someone married to a lord.

Queenverb

(Games) To raise (a pawn) to queen in chess.

Ladynoun

A title for somebody married to a gentleman.

Queenverb

To become a queen in chess.

Ladynoun

A title that can be used instead of the formal terms of marchioness, countess, viscountess, or baroness.

Queenadjective

Of or relating to a queen-size bed

queen sheets.a queen bed skirt.

Ladynoun

A woman: an adult female human.

Please direct this lady to the soft furnishings department.

Queennoun

A female monarch. Example: Queen Victoria.

Ladynoun

(in the plural) A polite reference or form of address to women.

Ladies and gentlemen, it is a pleasure to be here today. Follow me, ladies!

Queennoun

The wife or widow of a king.

Ladynoun

(slang) Used to address a female.

Hey, lady, move your car!

Queennoun

(chess) The most powerful piece, able to move any number of spaces horizontally, vertically, or diagonally.

Ladynoun

(ladies' or ladies) Toilets intended for use by women.

Queennoun

(card games) A playing card with the letter "Q" and the image of a queen on it, the twelfth card in a given suit.

Ladynoun

(familiar) A wife or girlfriend; a sweetheart.

Queennoun

A powerful or forceful female person.

Ladynoun

A woman to whom the particular homage of a knight was paid; a woman to whom one is devoted or bound.

Queennoun

An effeminate male homosexual. Compare drag queen and street queen. See usage notes.

Ladynoun

(slang) A queen the playing card.

Queennoun

A reproductive female animal in a hive, such as an ant, bee, termite or wasp.

Ladynoun

Who is a woman.

A lady doctor.

Queennoun

An adult female cat valued for breeding. See also tom.

Ladynoun

(Wicca) lang=en.

Queennoun

A queen olive.

Ladynoun

The triturating apparatus in the stomach of a lobster, consisting of calcareous plates; so called from a fancied resemblance to a seated female figure.

Queennoun

A monarch butterfly (Danaus spp.)

Ladynoun

A five-pound note. (Rhyming slang, Lady Godiva for fiver.)

Queenverb

To make a queen.

Ladynoun

(slang) A woman’s breast.

Queenverb

To act the part of a queen; to queen it.

Ladynoun

a polite name for any woman;

a nice lady at the library helped me

Queenverb

(chess) To promote a pawn, usually to a queen.

Ladynoun

a woman of refinement;

a chauffeur opened the door of the limousine for the grand lady

Queenverb

(beekeeping) To provide with a new queen.

Ladynoun

a woman of the peerage in Britain

Queenverb

(beekeeping) To be the queen of a colony.

Queenverb

To sit on the face of (a partner) to receive oral sex.

Queennoun

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

Queennoun

a female sovereign ruler

Queennoun

the wife or widow of a king

Queennoun

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

Paris is the queen of citiesthe queen of ocean liners

Queennoun

a competitor who holds a preeminent position

Queennoun

offensive terms for an openly homosexual man

Queennoun

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

Queennoun

(chess) the most powerful piece

Queennoun

especially large and only member of a colony of naked mole rats to bear offspring sired by only a few males

Queennoun

female cat

Queenverb

promote to a queen, as of a pawn in chess

Queenverb

become a queen;

her pawn queened