One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘the Queen waved and smiled’
monarch, sovereign, head of state, ruler, Crown, Her Majesty
king's consort, queen consort, queen mother
2‘the queen of soul music’
doyenne, star, leading light, celebrity, big name, superstar, top dog, queen bee, mistress, prima donna, idol, heroine, favourite, darling
goddess, belle, pin-up
homosexual man, homosexual, gay
camp man, a friend of Dorothy
offensive pansy, nancy, nelly, homo, limp-wristed man, queer
British offensive poof, poofter, woofter
North American offensive swish
US offensive twinkie
South African offensive moffie
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