queerer

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

queer +‎ -er

Adjective[edit]

queerer

  1. comparative form of queer: more queer.
    • 1913, Joseph C. Lincoln, chapter 5, in Mr. Pratt's Patients:
      When you're well enough off so's you don't have to fret about anything but your heft or your diseases you begin to get queer, I suppose. And the queerer the cure for those ailings the bigger the attraction. A place like the Right Livers' Rest was bound to draw freaks, same as molasses draws flies.

Noun[edit]

queerer (plural queerers)

  1. (rare) One who queers something.
    • 1967, Syed Mohammad Naqavi, Democracy in India
      The large crop of independents, emerging, at all events, as queerers of the democratic pitch, are evidence of the deeper cuts []
    • 2015, Jeff Hood, The Courage to Be Queer (page 81)
      The people spoke and grew queerer “as the Spirit gave them ability” (Acts 2:4). God is the Queer doing the queering. God is the one pulling the tongues out of the people. God is the great queerer of every moment.