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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 de la bouteille

avoir de la bouteille means: become mellow; grow mellow

Meaning of avoir cours

avoir cours means: be in current use

Meaning of avoir bon espirt

avoir bon espirt means: be cooperative

Meaning of avoir beau faire

avoir beau faire means: be in vain

Meaning of avoir beau dire

avoir beau dire means: speak in vain; whatever someone says…

Meaning of avoir barre(s) sur qqn

avoir barre(s) sur qqn means: have an advantage over sb; have power over sb; have a hold on sb (lit.: have bar(s) over someone)

Meaning of avoir assez (en)

avoir assez (en) means: have enough

Meaning of avoir affaire à

avoir affaire à means: deal with; have dealings with

Meaning of avis aux amateurs

avis aux amateurs means: any takers? a word to the wise (lit.: advice to amateurs; n.b.: ironic or sarcastic)

Meaning of avec tout  le tralala

avec tout  le tralala means: the works; with everything; with a great fuss

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