Definition of tragedy queen in English:

tragedy queen

noun

  • The character of a queen in a tragedy; (also) an actress who plays a queen in a tragedy. Also in extended use: a woman who acts in a grandiose, mournful, or self-pitying manner.

Origin

Early 18th century. From tragedy + queen.

Pronunciation

tragedy queen

/ˈtradʒɪdi ˌkwiːn/