adjective, queen·li·er, queen·li·est.
- queensberry rules,
Origin of queenly
Examples from the Web for queenly
We privately see ourselves as queenly beings who get to decide which of our subjects to anoint with a knighthood.
The best known Elizabeth Taylor was one of Mary Pickford's most successful heirs—in money-earning as well as queenly status.
"Thank you, madam," said Ina, in her own sweet but queenly way.The Woman-Hater|Charles Reade
She stared at me, and I stared at her—just my height—just my air—modest, but queenly.Phemie Frost's Experiences|Ann S. Stephens
Elizabeth, being the chief of the contracting parties, took with her accustomed grace the queenly share.Drake, Nelson and Napoleon|Walter Runciman
At other times I would picture myself as a wounded soldier watched over on his sickbed by queenly women.Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 4 (of 6)|Havelock Ellis
With proud and queenly air she drew on—Mr. Marrapit felt that the swift suspicion which had taken him had misjudged her.Once Aboard The Lugger|Arthur Stuart-Menteth Hutchinson