queer


queer (http://definr.com/queer)

     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, rum, rummy, singular]
     2: (informal) not as expected; "there was something fishy about
        the accident"; "up to some funny business"; "some
        definitely queer goings-on"; "a shady deal"; "her motives
        were suspect"; "suspicious behavior" [syn: fishy, funny,
         shady, suspect, suspicious]
     3: homosexual or arousing homosexual desires [syn: gay, homophile(a)]
     n : offensive terms for an openly homosexual man [syn: fagot,
         faggot, fag, fairy, nance, pansy, queen, 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,
           spoil, scotch, foil, cross, frustrate, baffle,
           bilk]
     2: put in a dangerous, disadvantageous, or difficult position
        [syn: expose, scupper, endanger, peril]