Synonyms for queer

Synonyms for (noun) queer

Synonyms: fag, faggot, fagot, fairy, pansy, nance, queen, queer, poof, poove, pouf

Definition: offensive term for an openly homosexual man

Similar words: gay man, shirtlifter

Definition: a homosexual man

Synonyms for (verb) queer

Synonyms: expose, endanger, scupper, peril, queer

Definition: put in a dangerous, disadvantageous, or difficult position

Similar words: touch, touch on, impact, affect, bear on, bear upon

Definition: have an effect upon

Usage: Will the new rules affect me?


Synonyms: spoil, scotch, queer, thwart, bilk, baffle, foil, frustrate, cross

Definition: hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of

Usage: What ultimately frustrated every challenger was Ruth's amazing September surge; foil your opponent

Similar words: forbid, foreclose, forestall, preclude, prevent

Definition: keep from happening or arising; make impossible

Usage: My sense of tact forbids an honest answer; Your role in the projects precludes your involvement in the competitive project

Synonyms for (adjective) queer

Synonyms: curious, queer, funny, odd, peculiar, rum, rummy, singular

Definition: beyond or deviating from the usual or expected

Usage: 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

Similar words: strange, unusual

Definition: being definitely out of the ordinary and unexpected; slightly odd or even a bit weird

Usage: a strange exaltation that was indefinable; a strange fantastical mind; what a strange sense of humor she has


Synonyms: homophile, gay, queer

Definition: homosexual or arousing homosexual desires

Similar words: homosexual

Definition: sexually attracted to members of your own sex