queer Meaning, definition in Cambridge English Dictionary
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queeradjective

uk   /kwɪər/  us   /kwɪr/

queer adjective (GAY)

offensive (especially of a man) gay Note: Gay people sometimes use this word in a way that is not offensive.

queer adjective (STRANGE)

old-fashioned strange, unusual, or not expected: What a queer thing to say! I'm feeling rather queer (= ill), may I sit down?

queernoun [C]

uk   /kwɪər/  us   /kwɪr/ offensive
a gay person, especially a man

queerverb

uk   /kwɪər/  us   /kwɪr/ UK informal
queer sb's pitch to spoil a chance or an opportunity for someone, often on purpose: If she asks Dan for a pay rise before I do, it will probably queer my pitch.
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