queme

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English queme, from Old English cweme, Old English cwēme (pleasant, agreeable, acceptable).

Adjective[edit]

queme (comparative more queme, superlative most queme)

  1. pleasant, pleasing
    I'd like to querken your quiddles on the quizzities of the letter Q because they aren't queme ...Roads to Quoz, WSJ
  2. agreeable
  3. acceptable

Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

queme (plural quemes)

  1. Alternative form of queem

Verb[edit]

queme (third-person singular simple present quemes, present participle queming, simple past and past participle quemed)

  1. Alternative form of queem
    • c. 1385, Geoffrey Chaucer, Troilus and Criseyde, Book V:
      My fader nyl for no thyng do me grace / To gon aȝeyn, for naught I kan hym queme [...].
    • 1801, George Ellis, Specimens of the early English poets:
      Of body she was right avenant, Of fair colour, with sweet semblant. Her attire full well it seem'd, Marvellich the king she quemed.
    • 1892, Francis Saultis, Dreams After Sunset:
      On fair Corea's shellèd stream, My fancy floats without restraint; Pagodas, wrought in porcelain, teem On every side, of fabric quaint. While genii pleased my sense to queme, the blue-foamed Yang-ste-Kiang, faint Before my gaze depict in dream, Ebbing its ripples with my plaint.
    • 1906, William Henry Schofield, English Literature:
      Nothing Jesus Christ more quemeth (pleaseth) Than love in wedlock where men it yemeth (keepeth);

Asturian[edit]

Verb[edit]

queme

  1. first-person singular present subjunctive of quemar
  2. third-person singular present subjunctive of quemar

Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

queme

  1. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of quemar.
  2. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of quemar.
  3. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of quemar.

Noun[edit]

queme m

  1. burnout (psychology and ergonomics)