Although the laying workers functioned in a queenlike manner, they were unable to suppress ovarian development as effectively as the queen.b) Resembling a queen (reproductive female animal) or some aspect of one.
Although the laying workers functioned in a queenlike manner, they were unable to suppress ovarian development as effectively as the queen.
queenlike — adj. like a queen, behaving as a queen … English contemporary dictionary
queenlike — adjective having the rank of or resembling or befitting a queen queenly propriety clad in her queenly raiment Rosetti s queenly portraits of women • Syn: ↑queenly • Similar to: ↑noble • … Useful english dictionary
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queen — queenless, adj. queenlike, adj. /kween/, n. 1. a female sovereign or monarch. 2. the wife or consort of a king. 3. a woman, or something personified as a woman, that is foremost or preeminent in any respect: a movie queen; a beauty queen; Athens … Universalium
unqueenlike — adjective Not queenlike … Wiktionary
aristocratic — Synonyms and related words: U, absolute, absolutist, absolutistic, arbitrary, arrogant, august, authoritarian, authoritative, autocratic, autonomous, bossy, bureaucratic, chivalrous, civic, civil, constitutional, courtly, democratic, despotic,… … Moby Thesaurus
chivalrous — Synonyms and related words: aristocratic, benevolent, big, bighearted, bold, bold spirited, brave, ceremonious, charitable, chivalric, considerate, courageous, courteous, courtly, doughty, ducal, elevated, exalted, formal, gallant, generous,… … Moby Thesaurus
ducal — Synonyms and related words: aristocratic, chivalrous, exalted, genteel, gentle, gentlemanlike, gentlemanly, high, kinglike, kingly, knightly, ladylike, noble, of gentle blood, of rank, patrician, princelike, princely, queenlike, queenly, quite… … Moby Thesaurus
exalted — Synonyms and related words: Olympian, aerial, aggrandized, airy, altitudinous, analysis, apotheosized, aristocratic, ascending, aspiring, assay, astral, audit, august, awesome, beaming, beatified, big, bighearted, blissful, blithe, blithesome,… … Moby Thesaurus