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queer

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Adjective queer has 3 senses
  1. curious, funny, odd, peculiar, queer, rum, rummy, singular - 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"; "what a rum fellow"; "singular behavior"
    Antonym: familiar (indirect, via strange)
  2. fishy, funny, queer, shady, suspect, suspicious - 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"
    Antonym: unquestionable (indirect, via questionable)
  3. gay, queer, homophile - homosexual or arousing homosexual desires
    Antonym: bisexual (indirect, via heterosexual, homosexual)
    Antonym: heterosexual (indirect, via homosexual, bisexual)
Noun queer has 1 sense
  1. fagot, faggot, fag, fairy, nance, pansy, queen, queer, poof, poove, pouf - offensive terms for an openly homosexual man
    --1 is a kind of gay man, shirtlifter
Verb queer has 2 senses
  1. thwart, queer, spoil, scotch, foil, cross, frustrate, baffle, bilk - hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of; "What ultimately frustrated every challenger was Ruth's amazing September surge"; "foil your opponent"
    --1 is one way to prevent, forestall, foreclose, preclude, forbid
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  2. queer, expose, scupper, endanger, peril - put in a dangerous, disadvantageous, or difficult position
    --2 is one way to affect, impact, bear upon, bear on, touch on, touch
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
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