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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 le coup de barre

avoir le coup de barre means: be exhausted; be wiped out

Meaning of avoir le cœur sur les lèvres

avoir le cœur sur les lèvres means: wear one’s heart on one’s sleeve (lit.: have the heart on the lips)

Meaning of avoir le coeur sur la main

avoir le coeur sur la main means: be kindhearted; give the shirt off one’s back; wear one’s heart on one’s sleeve (lit.: have the heart in the hand)

Meaning of avoir le cafard

avoir le cafard means: be down in the dumps; have the blues (lit.: to have the cockroach)

Meaning of avoir le bras long

avoir le bras long means: have pull; have influence

Meaning of avoir le bourdon

avoir le bourdon means: feel down; be depressed; have the blues (lit.: to have the bumblebee)

Meaning of avoir la tête en ailleurs

avoir la tête en ailleurs means: be elsewhere mentally

Meaning of avoir la pêche

avoir la pêche means: feel energetic; feel energized

Meaning of avoir la patate

avoir la patate means: be in shape

Meaning of avoir la manie de

avoir la manie de means: be fanatical about

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