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Adjective: queer (queerer,queerest)  kweer
  1. Beyond or deviating from the usual or expected
    "something definitely queer about this town";
    - curious, funny, odd, peculiar, rum [Brit], rummy, singular
     
  2. [offensive] Homosexual or arousing homosexual desires
    - gay, homophile [archaic]
Noun: queer  kweer
Usage: offensive
  1. A homosexual man
    - gay man
Verb: queer  kweer
  1. Hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of
    "queer your opponent";
    - thwart, spoil, scotch, foil, cross, frustrate, baffle, bilk
     
  2. Put in a dangerous, disadvantageous, or difficult position
    - expose, scupper, endanger, peril

Derived forms: queered, queerer, queerest, queering, queers

See also: homosexual, strange, unusual

Type of: affect, bear on, bear upon, forbid, foreclose, forestall, gay, homophile [archaic], homosexual, impact, preclude, prevent, touch, touch on

Encyclopedia: Queer