Definition of queen bee noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


    queen bee

    BrE BrE//ˌkwiːn ˈbiː//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌkwiːn ˈbiː//
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  1. 1 a female bee that produces eggs for the whole group of bees in a hive compare drone, worker
  2. 2a woman who behaves as if she is the most important person in a particular place or group
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: queen bee