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The Universal Dictionary

queer

[kwɪə] брит. / амер.

  1. прил.

    1. странный, необычный, чудной

    2. сомнительный; подозрительный

    3. разг. фальшивый, поддельный (о деньгах)

    4. разг. нездоровый, плохо себя чувствующий; чувствующий головокружение, слабость, недомогание

    5. пренебр. похожий на гомика

    6. (queer for smb. / smth.) амер.; разг. увлечённый (кем-л. / чем-л.); помешанный на (ком-л. / чём-л.); без ума от (кого-л. / чего-л.)

  2. сущ.

    1. пренебр. гомик, педик

    2. разг. фальшивые деньги

  3. гл.

    1. портить; расстраивать; приводить в негодность

      1. надувать, обманывать, вводить в заблуждение

      2. насмехаться, подшучивать; разыгрывать

      3. ставить (кого-л.) в неловкое положение

      4. попасть в неловкое положение

Learning (En-Ru)

queer

[kwɪə]

adj

  1. странный

  2. чувствующий недомогание

  3. разг.

    • he is queer — он гомосексуалист

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“It’s going to be a very queer sort of world—what’s left of it.
– Это будет очень странный мир... то, что от него осталось, – сказала она задумчиво.
Wyndham, John / The Day of the TriffidsУиндем, Джон / День триффидов
День триффидов
Уиндем, Джон
© 1951 by John Wyndham
© Перевод. С. Бережков, 2009
© Издание на русском языке. ООО "Издательство "Эксмо", 2009
The Day of the Triffids
Wyndham, John
© 1979 by Grace Isabel Harris
© 1951 by Doubleday, a division of Random House, Inc.
But the queer thing was, she'd wanted him more, before, in the car in the middle of Stepney; she'd wanted him more while they were standing on that bridge.
Но вот странно: она желала его сильнее в машине, когда еще проезжали Степни, она хотела его больше, когда стояли на мосту.
Waters, Sarah / The Night WatchУотерс, Сара / Ночной дозор
Ночной дозор
Уотерс, Сара
© 2006 by Sarah Waters
© А. Сафронов, перевод с английского, 2008
© Издание на русском языке, ООО "Издательство "Эксмо", 2008
The Night Watch
Waters, Sarah
© 2006 by Sarah Waters
She loved her husband with a queer mixture of pity and contempt born of his failings and his goodness.
Любовь к мужу у нее слагалась из странного сочетания жалости в презрения, которые равно вызывали в ней и его беспомощность, и его благородство.
Steinbeck, John / Cup of GoldСтейнбек, Джон / Золотая чаша
Золотая чаша
Стейнбек, Джон
© Издательство "Правда", 1989
Cup of Gold
Steinbeck, John
© John Steinbeck, 1929
© renewed John Steinbeck, 1957
But now Pyotr Stepanovitch had turned up, and something queer began to happen.
Но тут подвернулся Петр Степанович и стало происходить нечто странное.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / The possessedДостоевский, Фёдор / Бесы
Бесы
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1989
The possessed
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
There were other signs of removal about, with queer narrow footprints like those I could imagine made by a sloth.
Были видны и другие следы: странные узкие отпечатки ног, похожие, как мне казалось, на следы ленивца.
Wells, Herbert George / Time MachineУэллс, Герберт / Машина Времени
Машина Времени
Уэллс, Герберт
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1972
Time Machine
Wells, Herbert George
© Evans Brothers Limited 2002
And she's become so queer ...there's no making her out at all; I don't know whether she's well or ill, God bless her!
Да чтой-то она у нас какая-то стала такая, - не сообразишь с ней никак: здоровая ли, больная ли, бог с ней!
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / The Insulted and InjuredДостоевский, Фёдор / Униженные и оскорблённые
Униженные и оскорблённые
Достоевский, Фёдор
© "Государственное издательство художественной литературы", 1955
The Insulted and Injured
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
'Well,' said Mr Boffin, under his breath, 'that's a queer thing!'
Вот это так штука! - произнес мистер Боффин. -
Dickens, Charles / Our Mutual FriendДиккенс, Чарльз / Наш общий друг
Наш общий друг
Диккенс, Чарльз
© Государственное издательство художественной литературы, 1960
Our Mutual Friend
Dickens, Charles
© Wordsworth Editions Limited 1997
This queer flavour of intrigue, this nocturnal garden-door business, had taken me by surprise and changed my mental altitudes.
Эта ночная история с садовой калиткой, необычная, смахивающая на интригу, застигла меня врасплох.
Wells, Herbert George / Tono-BungayУэллс, Герберт / Тоно Бенге
Тоно Бенге
Уэллс, Герберт
© Издательство "Правда", 1964
Tono-Bungay
Wells, Herbert George
© the Literary Executors of the Estate of H. G. Wells
And just think how queer!" Konstantin almost shouted, speaking a note higher and shifting his position. "Now she loves me and is sad without me, and yet she would not marry me."
А ведь какая история! - почти крикнул Константин, вдруг беря тоном выше и меняя позу, - теперь любит и скучает, а ведь не хотела за меня выходить!
Чехов, А.П. / СтепьChekhov, A. / The steppe
The steppe
Chekhov, A.
© BiblioBazaar, LLC
Степь
Чехов, А.П.
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1974
"It's queer to admit such people"--"Who is he?"--"Only a lad," I heard exclamations in undertones.
- Странно пускать таких, - кто такой? - юноша какой-то, - раздавались вполголоса восклицания.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / A Raw YouthДостоевский, Фёдор / Подросток
Подросток
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Советская Россия", 1979
A Raw Youth
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
There was that queer, disorientating atmosphere that Kay had always noticed at sites like this.
Кей всегда отмечала странную дезориентирующую атмосферу подобных мест.
Waters, Sarah / The Night WatchУотерс, Сара / Ночной дозор
Ночной дозор
Уотерс, Сара
© 2006 by Sarah Waters
© А. Сафронов, перевод с английского, 2008
© Издание на русском языке, ООО "Издательство "Эксмо", 2008
The Night Watch
Waters, Sarah
© 2006 by Sarah Waters
In the second room some clerks sat writing, dressed hardly better than he was, and rather a queer-looking set.
Во второй комнате сидели и писали какие-то писцы, одетые разве немного его получше, на вид все странный какой-то народ.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / Crime and PunishmentДостоевский, Фёдор / Преступление и наказание
Преступление и наказание
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1970
Crime and Punishment
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
© 2009 Rhodes Media
“I've heard that he's rather queer.
- Я сама слышала, что он какой-то странный.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / The possessedДостоевский, Фёдор / Бесы
Бесы
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1989
The possessed
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
The queer said he was a real gypsy, a French gypsy, and he only had three fingers on his left hand, his string hand.
Тот человек сказал, что Джанго чистокровный цыган. Французский цыган. И на левой руке у него всего три пальца – не на правой, а на левой, на основной !
Jones, James / From Here to EternityДжонс, Джеймс / Отныне и вовек
Отныне и вовек
Джонс, Джеймс
© Издательство "Правда", 1989
From Here to Eternity
Jones, James
© 1951 by James Jones
© renewed 1991 by Gloria Jones, James Anthony Phillipe Jones, and Kaylie Anne Jones
Our prince, one must conclude, surrounded himself with . rather a queer selection of acquaintances.
Наш принц, надо заключить, довольно странный тогда выбор знакомства в Петербурге около себя завел.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / The possessedДостоевский, Фёдор / Бесы
Бесы
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1989
The possessed
Dostoevsky, Fyodor

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kwɪəAdjectiveстранный; необычный; чуднойExamples

queer fellow / fish — чудак
It's queer that he hasn't arrived yet. — Странно, что он ещё не приехал.
If you ask me, there's something a bit queer going on. — На мой взгляд, происходит нечто слегка необычное.

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Collocations

queer card
чудак
queer screen
поддельная
queer screen
фальшивая банкнота
queer transaction
подозрительная сделка
odd / queer person
причудник
odd / queer person
причудница
queer fish
чудак
behave in a queer way
чудить
queer money
фальшивые деньги
queer transaction
сомнительная сделка
queer devil
чудак
in Queer Street
в затруднительном финансовом положении

Word forms

queer

noun
SingularPlural
Common casequeerqueers
Possessive casequeer'squeers'

queer

adjective
Positive degreequeer
Comparative degreequeerer
Superlative degreequeerest

queer

verb
Basic forms
Pastqueered
Imperativequeer
Present Participle (Participle I)queering
Past Participle (Participle II)queered
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I queerwe queer
you queeryou queer
he/she/it queersthey queer
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am queeringwe are queering
you are queeringyou are queering
he/she/it is queeringthey are queering
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have queeredwe have queered
you have queeredyou have queered
he/she/it has queeredthey have queered
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been queeringwe have been queering
you have been queeringyou have been queering
he/she/it has been queeringthey have been queering
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I queeredwe queered
you queeredyou queered
he/she/it queeredthey queered
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was queeringwe were queering
you were queeringyou were queering
he/she/it was queeringthey were queering
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had queeredwe had queered
you had queeredyou had queered
he/she/it had queeredthey had queered
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been queeringwe had been queering
you had been queeringyou had been queering
he/she/it had been queeringthey had been queering
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will queerwe shall/will queer
you will queeryou will queer
he/she/it will queerthey will queer
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be queeringwe shall/will be queering
you will be queeringyou will be queering
he/she/it will be queeringthey will be queering
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have queeredwe shall/will have queered
you will have queeredyou will have queered
he/she/it will have queeredthey will have queered
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been queeringwe shall/will have been queering
you will have been queeringyou will have been queering
he/she/it will have been queeringthey will have been queering
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would queerwe should/would queer
you would queeryou would queer
he/she/it would queerthey would queer
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be queeringwe should/would be queering
you would be queeringyou would be queering
he/she/it would be queeringthey would be queering
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have queeredwe should/would have queered
you would have queeredyou would have queered
he/she/it would have queeredthey would have queered
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been queeringwe should/would have been queering
you would have been queeringyou would have been queering
he/she/it would have been queeringthey would have been queering
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am queeredwe are queered
you are queeredyou are queered
he/she/it is queeredthey are queered
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being queeredwe are being queered
you are being queeredyou are being queered
he/she/it is being queeredthey are being queered
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been queeredwe have been queered
you have been queeredyou have been queered
he/she/it has been queeredthey have been queered
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was queeredwe were queered
you were queeredyou were queered
he/she/it was queeredthey were queered
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being queeredwe were being queered
you were being queeredyou were being queered
he/she/it was being queeredthey were being queered
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been queeredwe had been queered
you had been queeredyou had been queered
he/she/it had been queeredthey had been queered
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be queeredwe shall/will be queered
you will be queeredyou will be queered
he/she/it will be queeredthey will be queered
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been queeredwe shall/will have been queered
you will have been queeredyou will have been queered
he/she/it will have been queeredthey will have been queered