queen it over (one)

queen it over (one)

To act in a way that shows one's arrogance; to behave as if one is superior than someone else. Said almost exclusively of a woman. OK, yes, you beat me—now quit queening it over me. After her appearance in the film, she started queening it over everyone in class.
See also: over, queen

queen it

Act like a queen, domineer, as in She queened it over the family, treating her siblings like servants. This female counterpart of lord it over was used by Shakespeare in The Winter's Tale (4:4). [c. 1600]
See also: queen

ˈqueen it over somebody

(of women) behave in an unpleasant way to somebody because you think you are better or more important than they are: She sits in her office queening it over all the junior staff.
See also: over, queen, somebody

queen it

To act like a queen; domineer: queens it over the whole family.
See also: queen