QUEEN, n.1. The consort of a king; a queen consort.2. A woman who is the sovereign of a kingdom; a queen-regent; as Elizabeth, queen of England; Mary, queen of Scotland.3. The sovereign of a swarm of bees, or the female of the hive.A hive of bees cannot subsist without a queen.Queen of the meadows, meadow sweet, a plant of the genus Spiraea.
QUEEN, v.i. To play the queen; to act the part or character of a queen.