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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, informal], rummy [Brit, archaic, informal], singular
  2. [offensive] Homosexual or arousing homosexual desires
    - gay, homophile [archaic]
  3. Of or relating to non-standard gender identity, esp. not heterosexual
Verb: queer  kweer
Usage: informal
  1. Hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of
    "queer your opponent";
    - thwart, spoil, scotch, foil, cross, frustrate, baffle, bilk [informal], scupper [informal]
  2. Put in a dangerous, disadvantageous, or difficult position
    - expose, scupper, endanger, peril
Noun: queer  kweer
Usage: offensive
  1. A male homosexual

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

See also: homosexual, oddball, strange, unusual

Type of: affect, bear on, bear upon, forbid, foreclose, forestall, impact, preclude, prevent, touch, touch on

Encyclopedia: Queer