Antonyms of noun queen

1 of 10 senses of queen

Sense 2
queen, queen regnant, female monarch -- (a female sovereign ruler)
       Antonym of king (Sense 1)
      => king, male monarch, Rex -- (a male sovereign; ruler of a kingdom)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun queen

10 senses of queen

Sense 1
queen -- (the only fertile female in a colony of social insects such as bees and ants and termites; its function is to lay eggs)
       => insect -- (small air-breathing arthropod)

Sense 2
queen, queen regnant, female monarch -- (a female sovereign ruler)
       => female aristocrat -- (a woman who is an aristocrat)

Sense 3
queen -- (the wife or widow of a king)
       => female aristocrat -- (a woman who is an aristocrat)

Sense 4
queen -- (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")
       => personification -- (a person who represents an abstract quality; "she is the personification of optimism")

Sense 5
king, queen, world-beater -- (a competitor who holds a preeminent position)
       => rival, challenger, competitor, competition, contender -- (the contestant you hope to defeat; "he had respect for his rivals"; "he wanted to know what the competition was doing")

Sense 6
fagot, faggot, fag, fairy, nance, pansy, queen, queer, poof, poove, pouf -- (offensive term for an openly homosexual man)
       => gay man, shirtlifter -- (a homosexual man)

Sense 7
queen -- (one of four face cards in a deck bearing a picture of a queen)
       => face card, picture card, court card -- (one of the twelve cards in a deck bearing a picture of a face)

Sense 8
queen -- ((chess) the most powerful piece)
       => chessman, chess piece -- (any of 16 white and 16 black pieces used in playing the game of chess)

Sense 9
queen, queen mole rat -- (an especially large mole rat and the only member of a colony of naked mole rats to bear offspring which are sired by only a few males)
       => naked mole rat -- (fetal-looking colonial rodent of East Africa; neither mole nor rat; they feed on tubers and have a social structure similar to that of honeybees and termites)

Sense 10
tabby, queen -- (female cat)
       => domestic cat, house cat, Felis domesticus, Felis catus -- (any domesticated member of the genus Felis)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb queen

2 senses of queen

Sense 1
queen -- (promote to a queen, as of a pawn in chess)
       => promote -- (change a pawn for a better piece by advancing it to the eighth row, or change a checker piece for a more valuable piece by moving it to the row closest to your opponent)

Sense 2
queen -- (become a queen; "her pawn queened")
       => promote -- (be changed for a superior chess or checker piece)

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