Share this entry
May queen Syllabification: May queen
Pronunciation: /ˈmā ˌkwēn/

Definition of May queen in English:


A girl or young woman chosen to be crowned in traditional celebrations of May Day.
Example sentences
  • In medieval Europe, May Day and the subsequent crowning of the May queen brought together elements of both high and low culture.
Definition of May queen in:
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources