2. Noun. (colloquial) An effeminate man; a male homosexual (especially as a term of address). (defdate from 20th c.) ¹
3. Noun. (U.K.) The queen scallop. (defdate from 20th c.) ¹
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Definition of Queenie
1. a scallop [n -S]
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Literary usage of Queenie
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1. The Dublin University Magazine: A Literary and Political Journal (1860)
"Poor Queenie, if any thing could have crushed out the electric spark kindled in ... However, ehe did not object to Queenie'e keeping her room with a cold, ..."
2. An Anthology of Recent Poetryby Lettice D'Oyly Walters by Lettice D'Oyly Walters (1920)
"Queenie Scott-Hopper: Pull the Bobbin. Marion St. John Webb: The Littlest One. The Macmillan Company, New York John Masefield: Ballads and Poems. Messrs. ..."