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queer
British English: /kwɪə/
American English: /kwɪr/

Translation of queer in Italian:

adjective

  • 3 (British English) [archaic] (ill) to come over [informal] o, feel queer
    non sentirsi molto bene o essere indisposto
  • 4 [informal] [offensive] (homosexual)
    da frocio

noun

[informal] [offensive]

transitive verb

  • 2 [rare] (ridicule)
    mettere [qualcuno] in ridicolo

Idioms

to be in Queer Street

(British English)
essere pieno di debiti o essere in difficoltà finanziarie

to queer somebody's pitch

rompere le uova nel paniere a qualcuno

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