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Definition of Queer

Queer

  1. To puzzle.
  2. To ridicule; to banter; to rally.
  3. To spoil the effect or success of, as by ridicule; to throw a wet blanket on; to spoil.
  4. At variance with what is usual or normal; differing in some odd way from what is ordinary; odd; singular; strange; whimsical; as, a queer story or act.
  5. Mysterious; suspicious; questionable; as, a queer transaction.
  6. Counterfeit money.

Queer Quotations

If I read a book that impresses me, I have to take myself firmly by the hand, before I mix with other people; otherwise they would think my mind rather queer.
Anne Frank

There are certain queer times and occasions in this strange mixed affair we call life when a man takes his whole universe for a vast practical joke.
Herman Melville

Technology... is a queer thing. It brings you great gifts with one hand, and it stabs you in the back with the other.
Carrie Snow

Of course I was bullied and of course I was called names - my last name is Weir. That's very, very close to 'weird,' or 'queer' and any of those words. But I've never been anyone to cry over spilled milk or be upset because kids don't like me, or people don't like me... It makes my skin stronger and thicker. And why cry? Your mascara runs.
Johnny Weir

America I'm putting my queer shoulder to the wheel.
Allen Ginsberg
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Queer Translations

queer in German is seltsam, verschroben
queer in Norwegian is merkelig, rar, homofil
queer in Swedish is egen, besynnerlig, underlig