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  Definition of queer
  1. offensive terms for an openly homosexual man
  2. put in a dangerous, disadvantageous, or difficult position
  3. hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of; "What ultimately frustrated every challenger was Ruth''s amazing September surge"; "foil your opponent"
  4. beyond or deviating from the usual or expected; "a curious hybrid accent"; "her speech has a funny twang"; "they have some funny ideas about war"; "had an odd name"; "the peculiar aromatic odor of cloves"; "something definitely queer about this town"; "wh
  5. homosexual or arousing homosexual desires
  6. not as expected; "there was something fishy about the accident"; "up to some funny business"; "some definitely queer goings-on"; "a shady deal"; "her motives were suspect"; "suspicious behavior"
Similar Words: fagot, faggot, fag, fairy, nance, pansy, queen, poof, poove, pouf, expose, scupper, endanger, peril, thwart, spoil, scotch, foil, cross, frustrate, baffle, bilk, curious, funny, odd, peculiar, rum, rummy, singular, gay, homophile(a), fishy, shady, suspect, suspicious

 

See Also: double cross

 

Hyponyms: compromise, disappoint, let down, dash, short-circuit, ruin

 

Derivational Morphology: riskiness, peril, hazard, jeopardy, risk, danger, vulnerability, exposure, frustration, defeat, thwarting, foiling, cross, crown of thorns, obstructionist, obstructor, obstructer, resister, thwarter

 

Language Translations:
Breton: heñvelreviad   Bulgarian: хомосексуалист  
Dutch: homoseksueel   Finnish: homo  
French: gay   German: Homosexueller  
Hungarian: buzi   Italian: gay  
Polish: homoseksualista   Portuguese: homossexual  
Russian: гей   Spanish: apio  
Swedish: gay  
 
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