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1queer/ˈkwiɚ/adjective
queererqueerest
1queer
/ˈkwiɚ/
adjective
queererqueerest
Learner's definition of QUEER  
old-fashioned : odd or unusual
— see also queer fish at 1fish
informal + usually offensive 
Queer in this sense is offensive in most of its uses, but it is also now sometimes used in a neutral or positive way especially by some homosexual and bisexual people.

— queerly

adverb

— queerness

noun,[noncount]
2queer/ˈkwiɚ/noun
pluralqueers
2queer
/ˈkwiɚ/
noun
pluralqueers
Learner's definition of QUEER  
[count]informal + usually offensive
: a homosexual person
3queer/ˈkwiɚ/verb
queersqueeredqueering
3queer
/ˈkwiɚ/
verb
queersqueeredqueering
Learner's definition of QUEER  
[+ object]informal
: to spoil or ruin (something)
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