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Meaning of queer

queer means: A homosexual. He's so queeny, when he dances, he wiggles his hips like a girl.

Meaning of queer

queer means: Counterfeit. He is a queer with an odd perspective on life.

Meaning of queer

queer means: Homosexual. Watch him; he's known for passing queer money.

Meaning of quits

quits means: Even with, free of obligation You know Randy; he's that queer with the queer look he gives you all the time.

Meaning of Quid

Quid means: Pounds sterling. If something costs £1 you may be asked for a quid; the word doesn't change in the plural, so £50 is fifty quid

Meaning of quarter

quarter means: five shillings (5/-) from the 1800s, meaning a quarter of a pound. More recently (1900s) the slang 'a quarter' has transfered to twenty-five pounds.

Meaning of quid

quid means: one pound (£1) or a number of pounds sterling. Plural uses singular form, eg., 'Fifteen quid is all I want for it..', or 'I won five hundred quid on the horses yesterday..'. The slang money expression 'quid' seems first to have appeared in late 1600s England, derived from Latin (quid meaning 'what', as in 'quid pro quo' - 'something for something else'). Other intriguing possible origins/influences include a suggested connection with the highly secretive Quidhampton banknote paper-mill, and the term quid as applied (ack D Murray) to chewing tobacco, which are explained in more detail under quid in the cliches, words and slang page.

Meaning of Q and A

Q and A means: a question and answer session or exchange

Meaning of QC

QC means: quality control; the methods used to ensure a product is of the required quality

Meaning of quack

quack means: someone who cheats people by claiming to have special knowledge, especially in medicine

Slang words, phrases and definitions

Meaning of avoir une mine

avoir une mine means: look like…

Meaning of avoir une faim de loup

avoir une faim de loup means: be ravenous; be famished; be hungry as a bear

Meaning of avoir une extinction de voix

avoir une extinction de voix means: lose one’s voice

Meaning of avoir une dent contre qn

avoir une dent contre qn means: have a grudge against someone; hold a grudge against someone (lit.: have a tooth against someone)

Meaning of avoir une araignée au plafond

avoir une araignée au plafond means: have a screw loose; have bats in one’s belfry (lit.: to have a spider in the head)

Meaning of avoir un verre dans le nez 

avoir un verre dans le nez  means: be slightly drunk

Meaning of avoir un sursaut

avoir un sursaut means: be startled. 1. Ma mère eut un sursaut et me regarda dans les yeux: Tu es fou !

Meaning of avoir un poil dans la main

avoir un poil dans la main means: shy away from work; avoid work at all costs

Meaning of avoir un fil à la patte

avoir un fil à la patte means: be tied down

Meaning of avoir un faible por qqn

avoir un faible por qqn means: have a weakness for someone; have a soft spot for someone

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