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Meaning of "queer-looking" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF QUEER-LOOKING

queer-looking  [ˈkwɪəˌlʊkɪŋ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF QUEER-LOOKING

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Queer-Looking is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES QUEER-LOOKING MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of queer-looking in the English dictionary

The definition of queer-looking in the dictionary is odd or strange in appearance.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH QUEER-LOOKING


backward-looking
ˈbækwədˌlʊkɪŋ
booking
ˈbʊkɪŋ
choking
ˈtʃəʊkɪŋ
cooking
ˈkʊkɪŋ
distinguished-looking
dɪˈstɪŋɡwɪʃtˌlʊkɪŋ
forward-looking
ˌfɔːwədˈlʊkɪŋ
inward-looking
ˈɪnwədˌlʊkɪŋ
joking
ˈdʒəʊkɪŋ
odd-looking
ˈɒdlʊkɪŋ
old-looking
ˈəʊldˌlʊkɪŋ
onlooking
ˈɒnlʊkɪŋ
outward-looking
ˈaʊtwəd lʊkɪŋ
provoking
prəˈvəʊkɪŋ
shabby-looking
ˈʃæbɪˌlʊkɪŋ
shifty-looking
ˈʃɪftɪˌlʊkɪŋ
smoking
ˈsməʊkɪŋ
soaking
ˈsəʊkɪŋ
thought-provoking
ˈθɔːtprəvəʊkɪŋ
Woking
ˈwəʊkɪŋ
young-looking
ˈjʌŋˌlʊkɪŋ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE QUEER-LOOKING

queeny
queer
queer fish
queer someone´s pitch
queer street
queer-basher
queer-bashing
queer-sounding
queercore
queerdom
queerish
queerity
queerly
queerness
queest

WORDS THAT END LIKE QUEER-LOOKING

anti-smoking
antismoking
banking
beard-stroking
block booking
breaking
capacity booking
e-booking
good-looking
half-joking
home cooking
mallemaroking
nice-looking
noncoking
nonsmoking
overbooking
passive smoking
pawnbroking
stockbroking
yoking

Synonyms and antonyms of queer-looking in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «queer-looking» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF QUEER-LOOKING

Find out the translation of queer-looking to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of queer-looking from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «queer-looking» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

怪模怪样
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

extraña de aspecto
570 millions of speakers

English

queer-looking
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

समलैंगिक दिखने
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

المظهر عليل
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

странно выглядящих
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

de aparência estranha
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

উত্কট সুদর্শন
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

queer recherche
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Kelihatan aneh
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

queer - Suche
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

奇妙に見える
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

동성애 예측
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Aneh-looking
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

say sưa nhìn
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

விந்தை-தோற்றமுள்ள
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

विचित्र दिसणारा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

eşcinsel görünümlü
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

- queer cercando
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

dziwny wygląd
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

дивно виглядають
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

- ciudat cauta
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

queer εμφάνιση
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

queer - soek
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

queer - ser
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

queer - jakt
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of queer-looking

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «QUEER-LOOKING»

The term «queer-looking» is normally little used and occupies the 150.969 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «QUEER-LOOKING» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «queer-looking» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «queer-looking» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about queer-looking

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «QUEER-LOOKING»

Discover the use of queer-looking in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to queer-looking and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Magnificent Ambersons
with the nieces to present him to the queer-looking duck, their uncle. This emphasis of Isabel's, though slight, enabled George to perceive that she considered the queer-looking duck a person of some importance; but it was far from enabling ...
Booth Tarkington, 2013
2
Queer Masculinities: A Critical Reader in Education
This was, then, a strip that included queer-looking kids that equally queer-looking readers could readily associate with. Crucially, Baxendale, while cleverly maintaining the outdated symbolism of the gown and mortarboard for his nameless ...
John C. Landreau, Nelson M. Rodriguez, 2011
3
Frames and Fictions on Television: The Politics of Identity ...
Queer looking will often 'see' things that perhaps aren't available to the reader who is not using a queer reading practice. This reading is facilitated by the reader having a different orientation towards a text than a reader who is socio-centraL ...
Bruce Carson, Margaret Llewellyn-Jones, 2000
4
Queer Stories for Boys and Girls
After a while, he saw a dozen or more very odd, queer-looking creatures, sitting on the broad, round leaves of the water-lilies, that floated on the surface of the lake. These little people had white caps, for all the world like the white lily blossoms ...
Edward Eggleston, 2009
5
The Adventures of Chatterer the Red Squirrel
It was a very queer looking thing, very queer indeed. And then he spied another queer looking thing near it, only this was very much smaller. What could they be'? He looked at them suspiciously. They looked harmless enough. They didn't ...
Thornton W. Burgess, 2012
6
Prose Works 1892: Specimen Days
During the forenoon Washington gets all over motley with these defeated soldiers — queer-looking objects, strange eyes and faces, drench'd (the steady rain drizzles on all day) and fearfully worn, hungry, haggard, blister'd in the feet.
Walt Whitman, Floyd Stovall, 2007
7
The Adventures of Chatterer the Red Squirrel - With 187 ...
Chatterer was sure that it hadn't been there the day before. It was a very queer looking thing, very queer indeed. And then he spied another queer looking thing near it, only this was very much smaller. What could they be? He looked at them ...
Thornton W. Burgess
8
Unending Conversations: New Writings by and about Kenneth Burke
126: "To look at, he might have been a clerk," though a bit above that, there was a reference to him and his wife in connection with "queer- looking armchairs." And when Clarissa's highly honored but not sexually gratified husband is moving ...
Greig E. Henderson, David Cratis Williams, 2001
9
Exiles at the Well of Souls
A queer-looking thing. No, that wasn't right, everything on this cockeyed world was queer-looking, she told herself. But because the creature looked so much like draft animals that she'd known back in the human worlds, “queer-looking” was ...
Jack L. Chalker, 2013
10
The magnificent Ambersons
It was a period previous to that in which a sophomore would have thought of the Sharon girls' uncle as a “queer—looking bird,” or, perhaps a “funny-face bird.” In George's time, every human male was to be defined, at pleasure, as a “duck”; but  ...
B. Tarkington

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «QUEER-LOOKING»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term queer-looking is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Pets, parents spend quality time at fair
For a start, their turf had been invaded by some queer-looking species, which actually smelt like dogs. This elite community were chauffeur driven into the ... «Times of India, Feb 15»
2
Bethel United Methodist Church celebrates 180 years at …
... it was described as “little more than four unplastered walls, covered by a roof, furnished with temporary benches and a queer-looking semi-circular pulpit.”. «Tallahassee.com, Sep 14»
3
What are the queer-looking rock mounds on Beauregard Avenue …
What are the queer-looking rock mounds on Beauregard Avenue between Robert E. Lee Boulevard and Lake Pontchartrain? Shansay. Dear Shansay,. «bestofneworleans.com, Sep 14»
4
When Mystery Authors Become Real-Life Detectives: Part 4
... “refused to admit that they were wrong” in a high-pressure case and trusted that “vague identifications of a queer-looking foreigner” would score a conviction. «Paste Magazine, Dec 13»
5
Hunting the prong-buck
“The antelope is a queer-looking rather than a beautiful animal,” Roosevelt wrote in 1885, noting its “curious pronged horns, great bulging eyes, and strange ... «The Sheridan Press, Jun 13»
6
Bring Back Beerdom! Map Shows LES Had FIVE Times as Many …
In the morning they come out with queer-looking eyes, but … the whole spree has been conducted in a decent and orderly manner.” Take note, members of LES ... «New York Observer, Jun 13»
7
This Map Proves It: The Lower East Side Once Had Even More Bars …
In the morning they come out with queer-looking eyes, but … the whole spree has been conducted in a decent and orderly manner. Curious, I did a Google Map ... «Slate Magazine, Jun 13»
8
Why Are Faggots So Afraid of Faggots? A Flaming New Anthology
In a femme and fearless metaphor, one of the urinals is stuffed full of jewelry, flowers, and other colorful, queer-looking flotsam -- a nod to the book's anthological ... «Huffington Post, Feb 12»
9
"Ching Chong, Chinaman": The De-Americanization of Asian …
We must have been a very queer-looking group. They laughed at us and spit in our faces; one man kicked up Mother's skirt and called us names we couldn't ... «Huffington Post, Jan 12»
10
Marcus Bachmann Looking Gay
As expected, I've got a few questions about the photo: Are the editors at these various media sites dipping into the file and producing this “queer-looking” pose ... «BagNews Notes, Jul 11»

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