Definition of Queenlike

1. Adjective. Having the rank of or resembling or befitting a queen. "Rosetti's queenly portraits of women"

Exact synonyms: Queenly
Similar to: Noble
Derivative terms: Queen, Queen



Definition of Queenlike

1. Adjective. Resembling a queen (female monarch) or some aspect of one; regal, majestic. ¹

2. Adjective. (zoology) Resembling a queen (reproductive female animal) or some aspect of one. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Queenlike

queenhood
queenier
queenies
queeniest
queening
queenings
queenish
queenite
queenites
queenless
queenlet
queenlets
queenlier
queenliest
queenlike (current term)
queenlily
queenliness
queenlinesses
queenly
queens consort
queens of spades
queenship
queenships
queenside
queensides
queensland
queensland kauri
queensland nut
queensland tick typhus

Literary usage of Queenlike

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Robert Montgomery and His Reviewers: With Some Remarks on the Present State by Edward Clarkson (1830)
"... much of a ' queenlike' superiority in the earth; that, however much larger the other planets may be, they are not habitable by any living competency of ..."

2. The Works of Thomas Carlyle: (complete). by Thomas Carlyle (1897)
"Reader, mark that queenlike burghers-woman: beautiful, Amazonian-graceful to the eye; more so to the mind. Unconscious of her worth (as all worth is), ..."

3. The French Revolution: A History by Thomas Carlyle (1892)
"Reader, mark that queenlike burgher-woman: beautiful, Amazonian-graceful to the eye ; more so to the mind. Unconscious of her worth (as all worth is), ..."

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