queenly

adjective queen·ly \ ˈkwēn-lē \

Definition of queenly

queenlier; queenliest
1 :of, relating to, or befitting a queen
2 :having royal rank

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

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First Known Use of queenly

15th century


QUEENLY Defined for English Language Learners

queenly

adjective

Definition of queenly for English Language Learners

  • : resembling a queen or suitable for a queen



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