Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The state or condition of being queenly; the characteristics of a queen; queenly nature or quality; dignity; stateliness.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The quality of being queenly; the; characteristic of a queen; stateliness; eminence among women in attractions or power.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The state of being queenly.

Etymologies

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queenly +‎ -ness

Examples

  • They stretch her hair back and put on this terrible wig and strap her in to the battle garments of queenliness and she comes out and she's the embodiment of power.

    Fear And Clothing: Cintra Wilson's Fierce Fashion Prowess

  • It's silly, she said, doing an extremely plausible impression of someone who really wasn't designing a wedding dress after all, but had simply happened to theme a collection around romance and queenliness.

    Alexander McQueen wedding dress rumour fuelled by ice queen show

  • They clearly both had their ideas of How Things Should Be: My father was an industrial engineer, with a special degree in Should; my mother, a Southern steel magnolia, equal parts Delta Burke and Liz Taylor, with all the queenliness that implies.

    Falling Apart in One Piece

  • The authors have come to their queenliness via their own personal, hard-won, and admirable paths, as have all of us.

    The Queen of Your Own Life ... Queen Lite

  • They clearly both had their ideas of How Things Should Be: My father was an industrial engineer, with a special degree in Should; my mother, a Southern steel magnolia, equal parts Delta Burke and Liz Taylor, with all the queenliness that implies.

    Falling Apart in One Piece

  • The process of finding our own queenliness is, or can be, fraught.

    Dr. Susan Corso: Queen for a Lifetime

  • While Kinney and Ratzlaff brush the surface of queenliness, this Harlequin publication left me feeling like I was reading Queen Lite.

    The Queen of Your Own Life ... Queen Lite

  • The process of finding our own queenliness is, or can be, fraught.

    Dr. Susan Corso: Queen for a Lifetime

  • They clearly both had their ideas of How Things Should Be: My father was an industrial engineer, with a special degree in Should; my mother, a Southern steel magnolia, equal parts Delta Burke and Liz Taylor, with all the queenliness that implies.

    Falling Apart in One Piece

  • Mary delighted Adams as much for her heresies as for her queenliness.

    The Five of Hearts

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