Definition of king bee in English:

king bee

noun

  • 1A queen bee. Compare "king". Now only in historical contexts.

  • 2A man who has a position of importance or control in a particular group or sphere.

Origin

Mid 16th century; earliest use found in Alexander Nowell (d. 1602), dean of St Paul's. From king + bee.

Pronunciation

king bee

/ˌkɪŋ ˈbiː/