queen

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queen

1. slang A derogatory and highly offensive term for a homosexual male, usually one considered effeminate or flamboyant.
2. slang A reclaimed term used by homosexuals for such a homosexual male (see Definition 1). Me and a couple other queens are heading to the gay pride parade in town. Do you want to come with us?
3. A shortening of "drag queen," a man who wears the clothing and assumes the demeanor of a woman, typically as part of an exaggerated performance piece. Oh, I'll get up there and do another number, for sure—a queen like me loves the stage!
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queen

n. a homosexual male. Tom is getting to be such a queen.
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