Definition of scene queen in US English:

scene queen


  • 1A woman who is prominent in a particular milieu, especially a particular music scene; compare sense 8e (now somewhat rare).

  • 2(Especially in gay usage) a homosexual man who is a prominent or highly active participant in the gay social scene, especially one who is very camp or ostentatious.


1980s; earliest use found in The Globe and Mail.