Quean vs. Queen

Quean vs. Queen — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Quean and Queen

Queannoun

A woman regarded as being disreputable, especially a prostitute.

Queennoun

The wife or widow of a king.

Queannoun

(Scots) A young woman.

Queennoun

A female sovereign.

Queannoun

A woman, now especially an impudent or disreputable woman; a prostitute.

Queennoun

A woman considered preeminent in a particular field

the reigning queen of hip-hop.

Queannoun

(Scotland) A young woman, a girl; a daughter.

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.

Queennoun

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

Paris is regarded as the queen of cities.

Queennoun

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

Queennoun

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

Queennoun

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

Queennoun

The reproductive female in a colony of naked mole rats.

Queennoun

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

Queennoun

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

Queennoun

A queen-size bed.

Queenverb

To make (a woman) a queen.

Queenverb

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

Queenverb

To become a queen in chess.

Queenadjective

Of or relating to a queen-size bed

queen sheets.a queen bed skirt.

Queennoun

A female monarch. Example: Queen Victoria.

Queennoun

The wife or widow of a king.

Queennoun

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

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.

Queennoun

A powerful or forceful female person.

Queennoun

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

Queennoun

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

Queennoun

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

Queennoun

A queen olive.

Queennoun

A monarch butterfly (Danaus spp.)

Queenverb

To make a queen.

Queenverb

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

Queenverb

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

Queenverb

(beekeeping) To provide with a new queen.

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