(As an adjective)
Queer ( adjective )
- Strange or unusual.
- Not being of the expected or usual kind; atypical; abnormal.
- Homosexual, especially a man who is gay.
The word "queer" has been used as a derogatory term for people who identify as lgbtq+ for many years. in the late 20th century, some members of the lgbtq+ community began to reclaim the word and use it as a way to assert their identity and pride.
- The queer feeling in his stomach was a mix of fear and excitement.
- The queer thing was that no one had seen the mysterious figure.
- He was known as the queer boy in school and was often bullied.
- The queer community has come a long way but there is still a lot of work to do in terms of acceptance.
- The queer pride parade is a significant event for the LGBTQ+ community.
(As a verb)
Queer ( verb )
- To spoil or ruin something.
- To interfere with or disrupt something.
- To act in a way that is strange or unexpected.
The word "queer" is a slang term that means to spoil, ruin or undermine something.
- The plan was going well, but one small mistake queered the whole thing.
- She was determined not to let anyone queer her chances of success.
- He queered the deal by asking for too much money.
- He queered the pitch by arriving late.
- He was always trying to queer the game for the other team.
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