Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun queer

1 sense of queer

Sense 1
fagot, faggot, fag, fairy, nance, pansy, queen, queer, poof, poove, pouf -- (offensive term for an openly homosexual man)
       => gay man, shirtlifter -- (a homosexual man)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb queer

2 senses of queer

Sense 1
thwart, queer, spoil, scotch, foil, cross, frustrate, baffle, bilk -- (hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of; "What ultimately frustrated every challenger was Ruth's amazing September surge"; "foil your opponent")
       => prevent, forestall, foreclose, preclude, forbid -- (keep from happening or arising; make impossible; "My sense of tact forbids an honest answer"; "Your role in the projects precludes your involvement in the competitive project")

Sense 2
queer, expose, scupper, endanger, peril -- (put in a dangerous, disadvantageous, or difficult position)
       => affect, impact, bear upon, bear on, touch on, touch -- (have an effect upon; "Will the new rules affect me?")

Antonyms of adj queer

2 senses of queer

Sense 1
curious, funny, odd, peculiar, queer, rum, rummy, singular -- (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")

INDIRECT (VIA strange) -> familiar -- (within normal everyday experience; common and ordinary; not strange; "familiar ordinary objects found in every home"; "a familiar everyday scene"; "a familiar excuse"; "a day like any other filled with familiar duties and experiences")

Sense 2
gay, queer, homophile (prenominal) -- (homosexual or arousing homosexual desires)

INDIRECT (VIA heterosexual, homosexual) -> bisexual -- (sexually attracted to both sexes)
INDIRECT (VIA homosexual, bisexual) -> heterosexual -- (sexually attracted to members of the opposite sex)

Similarity of adj queer

2 senses of queer

Sense 1
curious, funny, odd, peculiar, queer, rum, rummy, singular -- (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")
       => strange (vs. familiar), unusual -- (being definitely out of the ordinary and unexpected; slightly odd or even a bit weird; "a strange exaltation that was indefinable"; "a strange fantastical mind"; "what a strange sense of humor she has")

Sense 2
gay, queer, homophile (prenominal) -- (homosexual or arousing homosexual desires)
       => homosexual (vs. bisexual) (vs. heterosexual) -- (sexually attracted to members of your own sex)

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