Online dictionaryOnline dictionary
Synonyms, antonyms, pronunciation

English Dictionary      examples: 'day', 'get rid of', 'New York Bay'

Queerness   Listen

A strange attitude or habit.  Synonyms: crotchet, oddity, quirk, quirkiness.
A sexual attraction to (or sexual relations with) persons of the same sex.  Synonyms: gayness, homoeroticism, homosexualism, homosexuality.

WordNet 3.0 © 2010 Princeton University

Advanced search
     Find words:
Starting with
Ending with
Matching a pattern  

Words linked to  

only single words

Share |
Add this dictionary
to your browser search bar

"Queerness" Quotes from Famous Books

... shows that she belongs in the fourth. The test was made as a demonstration test in the presence of about 150 teachers, all of whom were charmed by her delightful personality and keen responses. No trace of vanity or queerness of any kind. Health excellent. E. B. ought to be ready for high school at 12; she will really have the intelligence to do high-school ...
— The Measurement of Intelligence • Lewis Madison Terman

... what do you think you see?" I demanded, going to his side, and somehow thrilled by the queerness ...
— Overdue - The Story of a Missing Ship • Harry Collingwood

... the adults of the table by a significant movement of the head, and, by another, conveyed an admonition to drop the subject until later. Miss Spence was Penrod's teacher: it was better, for many reasons, not to discuss the subject of her queerness before him. This was Mrs. Schofield's thought at the time. Later she had another, and it kept ...
— Penrod • Booth Tarkington

... The wood, then," said Lucy, startled at his queerness, but pretty sure that he would explain later; it was not his habit to leave her in doubt as ...
— A Room With A View • E. M. Forster

Words linked to "Queerness" :   strangeness, pederasty, unfamiliarity, lesbianism, paederasty, sexual activity, sexual practice, queer, sexual inversion, inversion, sapphism, sex activity, sex

Copyright © 2023 Dictionary