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queen Inglés británico e internacional

The female ruler of an independent state, especially one who inherits the position by right of birth

Queen Inglés británico e internacional

A British rock group featuring camp vocalist Freddie Mercury (1946–91). Queen were known for their extravagant, almost operatic brand of rock, as exemplified by the hugely successful ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ (1975)

queen Tesauro Inglés

the Queen waved and smiled

ace high Inglés británico e internacional

(In card games) having the ace (or another specified card) as the highest-ranking

live like a king Inglés británico e internacional

Live in great comfort and luxury

the Queen in queen Inglés británico e internacional

(In the UK) the national anthem when there is a female sovereign

queen it over in queen Inglés británico e internacional

(Of a woman) behave in an unpleasantly superior way towards (someone)

Queen, Ellery Inglés británico e internacional

American writer of detective novels; pseudonym of Frederic Dannay (1905–82) and Manfred Lee (1905–71). The novels feature a detective also called Ellery Queen

May queen Inglés británico e internacional

A pretty girl chosen and crowned in traditional celebrations of May Day

queen bee Inglés británico e internacional

The single reproductive female in a hive or colony of honeybees

drag queen Inglés británico e internacional

A man who ostentatiously dresses up in women’s clothes

drama queen Inglés británico e internacional

A person who habitually responds to situations in a melodramatic way

fairy queen Inglés británico e internacional

(In stories) a queen of the fairies

opera queen Inglés británico e internacional

A male homosexual who is fanatical about opera, especially one characterized as being affectedly haughty and overrefined

Queen Anne Inglés británico e internacional

Denoting a style of English furniture or architecture characteristic of the early 18th century. The furniture is noted for its simple, proportioned style and for its cabriole legs and walnut veneer; the architecture is characterized by the use of red brick in simple, basically rectangular designs

queen cake Inglés británico e internacional

A small, soft, typically heart-shaped currant cake

Queen City Inglés británico e internacional

The pre-eminent city of a region

queen post Inglés británico e internacional

Either of two upright timbers between the tie beam and principal rafters of a roof truss

queen-sized Inglés británico e internacional

(Especially of a commercial product) of a larger size than the standard but smaller than something that is king-sized

beauty queen Inglés británico e internacional

A woman judged most beautiful in a beauty contest

queen mother Inglés británico e internacional

The widow of a king and mother of the sovereign

queen scallop Inglés británico e internacional

A small edible European scallop

Queen Street Inglés británico e internacional

Used allusively to refer to a rich person from the city who dabbles in rural life for fun or profit

queen's pawn Inglés británico e internacional

The pawn occupying the square immediately in front of each player’s queen at the start of a game

queen's rook Inglés británico e internacional

Each player’s rook on the queen’s side of the board at the start of a game

Queen's Award Inglés británico e internacional

(In the UK) any of a number of annual awards given to firms for achievements in exporting goods or services or in advancing technology

Queen's Bench Inglés británico e internacional

(In the UK) a division of the High Court of Justice

queen's bishop Inglés británico e internacional

Each player’s bishop on the queen’s side of the board at the start of a game

Queen's bounty Inglés británico e internacional

In the reign of a queen, the term for King's bounty.

Queen's colour Inglés británico e internacional

(In the UK) a silk union flag carried by a particular regiment along with its regimental colour

Queen's Guide Inglés británico e internacional

(In the UK) a Guide who has reached the highest rank of proficiency

queen's knight Inglés británico e internacional

Each player’s knight on the queen’s side of the board at the start of a game

Queen's Scout Inglés británico e internacional

(In the UK) a Scout who has reached the highest standard of proficiency

Queen's Speech Inglés británico e internacional

(In the UK) a statement read by the sovereign at the opening of a new session of parliament, detailing the government’s proposed legislative programme

Queen Anne's Bounty Inglés británico e internacional

Duties called ‘first fruits and tenths’, payable originally to the Pope but made payable to the Crown by Henry VIII, and directed by Queen Anne in 1704 to be used to augment the livings of the poorer clergy

Queen Anne's lace Inglés británico e internacional

Another term for cow parsley.

Queen in Council Inglés británico e internacional

(In the UK) the Privy Council as issuing Orders in Council or receiving petitions when the reigning monarch is a queen

Queen Maud Land Inglés británico e internacional

A part of Antarctica bordering the Atlantic Ocean, claimed since 1939 by Norway

queen of puddings Inglés británico e internacional

A pudding made with bread, jam, and meringue

Queen's Champion Inglés británico e internacional

Another term for Champion of England.

Queen's Counsel Inglés británico e internacional

A senior barrister appointed on the recommendation of the Lord Chancellor

Queen's English Inglés británico e internacional

The English language as written and spoken correctly by educated people in Britain

Queen's evidence Inglés británico e internacional

Evidence for the prosecution given by a participant in or accomplice to the crime being tried

Queen's highway Inglés británico e internacional

The public road network, regarded as being under royal protection

Queen's Messenger Inglés británico e internacional

(In the UK) a courier in the diplomatic service, employed by the government to carry important official papers within Britain and abroad

Queen's Proctor Inglés británico e internacional

(In the UK) an official who has the right to intervene in probate, divorce, and nullity cases when collusion or the suppression of facts is alleged


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