Queer and Strange

Queer

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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

Strange is a synonym for queer in odd topic. In some cases you can use "Strange" instead an adjective "Queer", when it comes to topics like property, usual, quaint, bizarre. popular alternative
Nearby Words: queered, queering
Synonyms for Queer

Strange

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Strange adjective – Different from the ordinary in a way that causes curiosity or suspicion.
Usage example: the strange smell we'd noticed turned out, unhappily, to be from the dinner our host was making

Queer is a synonym for strange in usual topic. You can use "Queer" instead the word "Strange" as an adjective or a noun, if it concerns topics such as unwell, quaint, unusual, odd. dated substitute
Nearby Words: strangeness, stranger, strangely
Synonyms for Strange

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Both words in one sentence

  • Ray Kowalski from Due South uses the older, 'strange, odd' meaning of 'queer' a few times.
  • Queer by the time Dracula was written meant "strange or odd"; one instance came off as specially unintentionally funny as Jonathan one time wrote of having queer dreams.
  • Video Game / The Binding of Isaac The 3 Dollar Bill's name comes from an old saying that something is "as queer as a three dollar bill", back when "queer" meant "strange" and not "homosexual".
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