queen consort

noun
plural queens consort

Definition of queen consort

: the wife of a reigning king

Examples of queen consort in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There are, surely, many perks of being the mother of the future queen consort of England, Kate Middleton. Sam Reed, Glamour, 15 June 2022 The duchess and future queen consort will announce the winner of the competition at the end of the program, after which the pudding recipe will be made available for everyone to try. Victoria Murphy, Town & Country, 29 Apr. 2022 Over the next three days, the future king and queen consort will carry out eight engagements in Jamaica. Omid Scobie, Harper's BAZAAR, 22 Mar. 2022 Last month Queen Elizabeth II, Charles’s mother, confirmed that when her son accedes to the throne Camilla would become queen consort. K.j. Yossman, Variety, 8 Mar. 2022 Queen Elizabeth, 95, has the power to give Camilla title of queen consort when Charles becomes king. NBC News, 6 Feb. 2022 Yet, at age 40, the Duchess of Cambridge stands strong, poised to one day inherit the title of queen consort. Elise Taylor, Vogue, 9 Jan. 2022 Last year, the future queen consort had a tea party for her 39th birthday at her country home in Norfolk, Anmer Hall, hosted by the rest of her family, Prince William and their three children, George, Charlotte, and Louis. Aimée Lutkin, ELLE, 9 Jan. 2022 The couple married in 2011 and the now parents of three celebrated their 10th wedding anniversary this past April, throughout which Edwards has seen Kate find her footing as a future queen consort. Stephanie Petit, PEOPLE.com, 6 Jan. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of queen consort

1665, in the meaning defined above

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Last Updated

26 Jun 2022

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“Queen consort.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/queen%20consort. Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

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