queer


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Synonyms for queer

Synonyms for queer

Synonyms for queer

put in a dangerous, disadvantageous, or difficult position

beyond or deviating from the usual or expected

homosexual or arousing homosexual desires

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And John is so queer now, that I don't want to irritate him.
Dorothy saw, underneath the roof on which she stood, several rooms used for rest chambers, and even thought she could make out a number of queer forms huddled into the corners of these rooms.
Nothing is more dangerous than being without food," declared the horse, with a sniff at the rebuke of his young master; "and just at present no one can tell whether there are any oats in this queer country or not.
I didn't take the thing seriously for the moment, although it seemed to me queer.
The rascals did not rise and pursue, which I thought rather queer, for they must have known by my trail that they had to deal with only one man.
The queer little man slid off his seat to the ground and started up the dell without deigning to look back to see if I was following.
Well, here is "more about Dorothy," and about our old friends the Scarecrow and the Tin Woodman, and about the Cowardly Lion, and Ozma, and all the rest of them; and here, likewise, is a good deal about some new folks that are queer and unusual.
Father Brown had stopped for a moment, and picked up out of the long grass, where it had almost been wholly hidden, a queer, crooked Oriental knife, inlaid exquisitely in coloured stones and metals.
Into his left side was thrust the queer dagger that they had picked up in the garden, and his limp hand still rested on the hilt.
For, as night came on, a queer, empty feeling at the pit of his stomach reminded the Marionette that he had eaten nothing as yet.
Then, showing her old-time interest, she went on: "But, say, it is queer, his speakin' to you, honestly, Miss Pollyanna.
You can't conceive how queer it all seems to a country person like me, as queer as that gentleman's nails I saw at your place.
True, 'tis only Barry Higgins--old Barry, heavy, an ox, but a male man, my dear, and queer as all men are queer.
It WAS a queer fancy,' rejoined the other, breathing on his fictitious nose, and polishing it with the cuff of his coat, 'but he was a queer subject altogether--a kind of gipsy--one of the finest, stand-up men, you ever see.
Of any other queer chair, Tom would only have thought it was a queer chair, and there would have been an end of the matter; but there was something about this particular chair, and yet he couldn't tell what it was, so odd and so unlike any other piece of furniture he had ever seen, that it seemed to fascinate him.