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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

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

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

It is a queer thing, but imaginary troubles are harder to bear than actual ones.
Dorothy Dix

I was in a queer mood, thinking myself very old: but now I am a woman again - as I always am when I write.
Virginia Woolf
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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