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Empress vs. Queen

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  • Empress (noun)

    The female monarch (ruler) of an empire.

  • Empress (noun)

    The wife or widow of an emperor or equated ruler.

  • Empress (noun)

    The third trump or major arcana card of most tarot decks.

  • Empress (noun)

    A female chimpanzee.

  • Empress (noun)

    A deciduous tree, Paulownia tomentosa

  • Empress (verb)

    alternative form of impress

  • Queen (noun)

    A female monarch. Example: Queen Victoria.

  • Queen (noun)

    The wife or widow of a king.

  • Queen (noun)

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

  • Queen (noun)

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

  • Queen (noun)

    A powerful or forceful female person.

  • Queen (noun)

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

  • Queen (noun)

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

  • Queen (noun)

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

  • Queen (noun)

    A queen olive.

  • Queen (noun)

    A monarch butterfly (Danaus spp.)

  • Queen (verb)

    To make a queen.

  • Queen (verb)

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

  • Queen (verb)

    To promote a pawn, usually to a queen.

  • Queen (verb)

    To provide with a new queen.

  • Queen (verb)

    To be the queen of a colony.

  • Queen (verb)

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

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  • Empress (noun)

    The consort of an emperor.

  • Empress (noun)

    A female sovereign.

  • Empress (noun)

    A sovereign mistress.

  • Queen (noun)

    The wife of a king.

  • Queen (noun)

    A woman who is the sovereign of a kingdom; a female monarch; as, Elizabeth, queen of England; Mary, queen of Scots.

  • Queen (noun)

    A woman eminent in power or attractions; the highest of her kind; as, a queen in society; - also used figuratively of cities, countries, etc.

  • Queen (noun)

    The fertile, or fully developed, female of social bees, ants, and termites.

  • Queen (noun)

    The most powerful, and except the king the most important, piece in a set of chessmen.

  • Queen (noun)

    A playing card bearing the picture of a queen; as, the queen of spades.

  • Queen (noun)

    A male homosexual, esp. one who is effeminate or dresses in women's clothing.

  • Queen (verb)

    To act the part of a queen.

  • Queen (verb)

    To make a queen (or other piece, at the player's discretion) of by moving it to the eighth row; as, to queen a pawn.

Webster Dictionary
  • Empress (noun)

    a woman Emperor or the wife of an Emperor

  • Queen (noun)

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

  • Queen (noun)

    a female sovereign ruler

  • Queen (noun)

    the wife or widow of a king

  • Queen (noun)

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

    "Paris is the queen of cities"

    "the queen of ocean liners"

  • Queen (noun)

    a competitor who holds a preeminent position

  • Queen (noun)

    offensive terms for an openly homosexual man

  • Queen (noun)

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

  • Queen (noun)

    (chess) the most powerful piece

  • Queen (noun)

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

  • Queen (noun)

    female cat

  • Queen (verb)

    promote to a queen, as of a pawn in chess

  • Queen (verb)

    become a queen;

    "her pawn queened"

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