queen bee

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queen bee

A woman who has authority or is in a dominant or favored position over her peers. An allusion to the (typically) lone egg-laying female of a bee colony. Martha fancies herself a queen bee after her promotion, but she's only an assistant supervisor. You'll have to ask the queen bee before you put through any more orders on the company card.
See also: bee, queen
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Seductively clad in Per Una's latest fashions - a red leather suit and turquoise bikini with suede-effect shirt - the beauty proves when it comes to looking hot, she's a Queen B.