the Queen Mother

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of the Queen Mother

: the widow of a king who is the mother of the current king or queen

Word by Word Definitions

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  1. : the wife or widow of a king

  2. : the wife or widow of a tribal chief

  3. : a female monarch

  1. : to act like a queen

  2. : to become a queen in chess

  3. : to promote (a pawn) to a queen in chess


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