Regal vs Queenlike - What's the difference?

regal | queenlike |

As a noun regal

is shelf.

As an adjective queenlike is

resembling a queen (female monarch) or some aspect of one; regal, majestic.



Alternative forms

* regall (obsolete)


(en adjective)
  • Of or having to do with royalty.
  • * (John Milton) (1608-1674)
  • He made a scorn of his regal oath.
  • Befitting a king, queen, emperor, or empress.
  • *{{quote-magazine, date=2013-08-10, volume=408, issue=8848, magazine=(The Economist), author=Lexington
  • , title= Keeping the mighty honest , passage=The [Washington] Post's proprietor through those turbulent [Watergate] days, Katharine Graham, held a double place in Washington’s hierarchy: at once regal Georgetown hostess and scrappy newshound, ready to hold the establishment to account.}}


    (en noun)
  • (obsolete, musici) A small, portable organ played with one hand, the bellows being worked with the other, used in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.
  • See also

    * kingly * royal * splendid * stately


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    (en adjective)
  • Resembling a queen (female monarch) or some aspect of one; regal, majestic.
  • (zoology) Resembling a queen (reproductive female animal) or some aspect of one.
  • * 1991 , Kenneth G Ross, Robert W Matthews, The social biology of wasps
  • Although the laying workers functioned in a queenlike manner, they were unable to suppress ovarian development as effectively as the queen.


    * unqueenlike