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Meaning of queer

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      adj 1: 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" [syn: {curious}, {funny}, {odd},
             {peculiar}, {queer}, {rum}, {rummy}, {singular}]
      2: homosexual or arousing homosexual desires [syn: {gay},
         {queer}, {homophile(a)}]
      n 1: offensive term for an openly homosexual man [syn: {fagot},
           {faggot}, {fag}, {fairy}, {nance}, {pansy}, {queen},
           {queer}, {poof}, {poove}, {pouf}]
      v 1: hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of;
           "What ultimately frustrated every challenger was Ruth's
           amazing September surge"; "foil your opponent" [syn:
           {thwart}, {queer}, {spoil}, {scotch}, {foil}, {cross},
           {frustrate}, {baffle}, {bilk}]
      2: put in a dangerous, disadvantageous, or difficult position
         [syn: {queer}, {expose}, {scupper}, {endanger}, {peril}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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