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Definition of "vice-queen" []

  • A woman who rules as the substitute or deputy of a king or of a queen; a viceroy's wife. See vice-king. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "vice-queen" in a sentence
  • "In every herd there is a queen who can vanquish all the rest, and a vice-queen who can vanquish all but the queen, and a second vice-queen who can vanquish all but the first two, and so on down to the weakest of the herd, who cannot withstand any of the others."
  • "The vice-king and vice-queen had never met before their marriage, but were soon as much attached to each other as if they had been acquainted for years, for never were two persons more perfectly congenial."
  • "It was impossible to speak of beauty or virtue in the Emperor's presence without his giving the vice-queen as an example."