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queenly

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adjective, queen·ly \ˈkwēn-lē\

Simple Definition of queenly

  • : resembling a queen or suitable for a queen

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of queenly

queenlierqueenliest

  1. 1 :  of, relating to, or befitting a queen

  2. 2 :  having royal rank

  3. 3 :  monarchical

queenliness noun
queenly adverb

Examples of queenly in a sentence

  1. She maintained a queenly posture.

  2. <a richly appointed, queenly bedroom, complete with a massive four-poster bed>



15th Century

First Known Use of queenly

15th century

Rhymes with queenly



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