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Royal titles

Defender of the Faith

a title used by all English kings and queens since Henry VIII

H.R.H.

abbreviation

His Royal Highness: the formal title of a prince

H.R.H.

abbreviation

Her Royal Highness: the formal title of a princess

ma’am

noun

used for talking to a queen, princess, etc. or to a woman of high rank in the police or the military

the Prince of Wales

a title given to the first son of the British king or queen

the Queen

an informal name for Her Majesty the Queen, the queen of the U.K.

the Queen Mother

the mother of the present king or queen of a country

R.

abbreviation

king or queen: used after the name of the British King or Queen on official signs or documents

Regina

noun

used in documents after the name of the British queen who is ruling

Rex

a title written after the name of a king, used in official documents and on coins

sire

an old word used for talking to a king

sovereign

noun

a king, or a queen

Your/His/Her Highness

used for talking to or about a king, queen, prince, or princess

Your/His/Her Majesty

used for talking formally to or about a king or queen

Your/His/Her Royal Highness

used for addressing or referring to a member of a royal family, especially a prince or princess

food rave

a very large party where people eat, sell or share many different types of food, usually held outside or in a large public building

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clapped-out

old and in bad condition, or no longer effective

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dead white (European) male

a man … whose achievements may have been overestimated because he belonged to the gender and ethnic group … that was dominant at the time

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