Normal and Queer


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Normal adjective – Being of the type that is encountered in the normal course of events.
Usage example: that fateful day had begun just like any normal workday

Queer is an antonym for normal.
Nearby Words: normalize, norm, normalise, normally, normality
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Queer adjective – Different from the ordinary in a way that causes curiosity or suspicion.
Usage example: one competitor had a queer way of running that attracted a lot of attention from the spectators

Normal is an antonym for queer in topics: strange, odd, not feeling well.
Nearby Words: queered, queering
Antonyms for Queer
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  • Music / Garbage Videos such as "Vow", "Queer", "Run Baby Run" and "Blood for Poppies" downplays this by have Shirley in normal attire while other videos feature her in short dresses.
  • Sort of the whole point of The Normal Heart, although the characters are diverse in personality and shown to be just as flawed as straights, avoiding the Magical Queer trap.
    Source: Gay Aesop
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Queer and Normal. (2016). Retrieved 2020, July 09, from
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Queer or Normal. 2016. Accessed July 09, 2020.

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