HyperDic: queerness

English > 2 senses of the word queerness:
NOUNattributequeerness, oddity, quirk, quirkiness, crotcheta strange attitude or habit
actqueerness, homosexuality, homosexualism, homoeroticism, gaynessa sexual attraction to (or sexual relations with) persons of the same sex
English > queerness: 2 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningA strange attitude or habit.
Synonymsoddity, quirk, quirkiness, crotchet
Broaderunfamiliarity, strangenessunusualness as a consequence of not being well known
Spanishexcentricidad, peculiaridad, peculiar, rareza, singularidad
Adjectivesqueerbeyond or deviating from the usual or expected
English > queerness: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningA sexual attraction to (or sexual relations with) persons of the same sex.
Synonymshomosexuality, homosexualism, homoeroticism, gayness
Narrowerinversion, sexual inversionA term formerly used to mean / mean taking on the gender role of the opposite sex
lesbianism, sapphismfemale homosexuality
pederasty, paederastysexual relations between a man and a boy (usually anal intercourse with the boy as a passive partner)
Broadersexual activity, sexual practice, sex, sex activityActivities associated with sexual intercourse
Adjectivesqueerhomosexual or arousing homosexual desires

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