queen bee

noun

Definition of queen bee

1 : the fertile fully developed female of a social bee (as the honeybee) — compare queen sense 6
2 : a woman who dominates or leads a group (as in a social activity)

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“Queen bee.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/queen%20bee. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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