HyperDic: queer

English > 5 senses of the word queer:
ADJECTIVEallqueer, curious, funny, odd, peculiar, rum, rummy, singularbeyond or deviating from the usual or expected
allqueer, gay, homophilehomosexual or arousing homosexual desires
NOUNperson queer, fagot, faggot, fag, fairy, nance, pansy, queen, poof, poove, poufoffensive term for an openly homosexual man
VERBsocialqueer, thwart, spoil, scotch, foil, cross, frustrate, baffle, bilkhinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of
communicationqueer, expose, scupper, endanger, perilput in a dangerous, disadvantageous, or difficult position
queer > pronunciation
Soundskwih'r
Rhymesacyclovir ... zaire / Zaire: 93 rhymes with ihr...
English > queer: 5 senses > adjective 1
MeaningBeyond or deviating from the usual or expected.
Example "something definitely queer about this town"
Synonymscurious, funny, odd, peculiar, rum, rummy, singular
Broaderstrange, unusualdefinitely out of the ordinary and unexpected
Spanishcurioso, extraño, inusual, original, peculiar, raro, singular
Catalancuriós, estrany, original, peculiar, rar, singular
Nounsqueernessa strange attitude or habit
Adverbsqueerlyin a strange manner
English > queer: 5 senses > adjective 2
Meaninghomosexual or arousing homosexual desires.
Synonymsgay, homophile
Broaderhomosexualsexually attracted to members of your own sex
Spanishgay, homosexual, marica
Catalangai, homosexual, marica, marieta
Nounsqueernessa sexual attraction to (or sexual relations with) persons of the same sex
English > queer: 5 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningOffensive term for an openly homosexual man.
Synonymsfagot, faggot, fag, fairy, nance, pansy, queen, poof, poove, pouf
Broaderhomosexual, homophile, homo, gaysomeone who practices homosexuality
Usage ofdisparagement, depreciation, derogationA communication that belittles somebody or something
Spanishbujarra, bujarrón, loca, marica, maricón, mariposa, mariposón, moña, pluma, puto, queer, sarasa
Catalanfada, marica, maricó, marieta, monya
English > queer: 5 senses > verb 1, social
Meaninghinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymsthwart, spoil, scotch, foil, cross, frustrate, baffle, bilk
NarrowerdashDestroy or break
disappoint, let downfail to meet the hopes or expectations of
ruinDestroy or cause to fail
short-circuithamper the progress of
Broaderprevent, forestall, foreclose, preclude, forbidKeep from happening / happening or arising
Spanishcontrariar, defraudar, desbaratar, estafar, estropear, frustrar
Catalandefraudar, desbaratar, estafar, frustrar, trastornar
English > queer: 5 senses > verb 2, communication
Meaningput in a dangerous, disadvantageous, or difficult position.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Synonymsexpose, scupper, endanger, peril
Narrowercompromiseexpose or make liable to danger, suspicion, or disrepute
Broaderaffect, impact, bear upon, bear on, touch on, touchHave an effect upon
Spanisharriesgar, comprometer, exponer
Catalanarriscar, comprometre, exposar

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