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queen

Sociology
A commonly used but derogatory term for a male homosexual, especially one who is flamboyantly effeminate.

Vox populi
A female monarch.
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The chapter culminates in the assertion that Mariana's "gender-bending" (90), "queenly power" (107), and theatrical self-absorption provoke lesbian desire in another character, whom Greven identifies as Fuller herself (110-18).
But they had a mutual fascination, resulting in the greatest queenly face-off in our history.
Between his lordly appetites and her queenly prerogatives, you always feel as if there's something afoot.
And then, the constant chirping/ of wary sparrows/ and finches and nightingales/ and black birds/ will return/ so that, if you close your eyes/ and listen carefully, you might dream a Palermo/ full of love/ with tassels on the carts/ and little bells on the headgears of horses/ with ivy and jasmine by the fountains,/ and golden gardens and church bells/ beautiful as God invented it/ when he thought up the world/ and this queenly city!/ Oh Lord,/ what divine enchantment/ this bird vendors' uphill street!
Likewise, I embrace my queenly brothers, those who choose to roller-skate through life in skintight short shorts and big rainbow boas, flowing fabulousness wherever they roam.
Helena has a touch of Liz's transatlantic drawl, and is nearly as alluring and vulnerable, although she captures her queenly pride telling Burton: 'The audience are paying MY company, who are paying YOUR wages.' Their relationship unravels when Burton weds in secret - to someone else.
Perhaps because Miriam Shadis has already covered much of the ground of queenly position and co-rulers in her recent book on Berenguela and elite political women (Palgrave Macmillan, 2009), Bianchini's work is in many ways a largely technical study, focused on Berenguela's assembling of her formal rights and to a lesser extent on her informal use of influence.
And for an imperial bedroom the Hendricks Bonnie queen bed features a dovetailed frame and a raised platform for a truly queenly sleep.
Consider the following phrases peppered throughout McFee's book: from an ode to the saltine, "the redneck's hardtack, / the cracker's cracker"; or the sublime heights of his paean to pork skins, "the apotheosis of the epidermis"; cigarette butts as "used-up hyphens fallen out of conversation"; the queenly letter Q, "the monocle / of our alphabet's monarch"; and Death, the bearer of bald heads, personified as "the smooth Prince of Alopecia." This is, I think, the place to start when reading That Was Oasis.
A manuscript shown in a vitrine in the exhibition was a kind of manifesto: "MY WORK is MANNERED, is HOMOSEXUAL, is EFFETE, is BASE, is SNOBISH," and on through a long string of further queenly adjectives, including selfish, egotistical, and self-righteous, before switching to verbs: "IT WILL ...
Baywatch the round-the-clock multi-cuisine restaurant at WelcomHotel Sheraton New Delhi resides with queenly grace at the lobby level offering guest many reasons to celebrate.