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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 quelque chose de louche

avoir quelque chose de louche means: something is fishy

Meaning of avoir qqn dans le nez 

avoir qqn dans le nez  means: hate someone

Meaning of avoir qqn aux trousses

avoir qqn aux trousses means: have someone hot on one’s heels

Meaning of avoir peur

avoir peur means: be afraid

Meaning of avoir mauvais espirt

avoir mauvais espirt means: be uncooperative

Meaning of avoir mangé du lion

avoir mangé du lion means: have a tiger in one’s tank; have incredible energy

Meaning of avoir louche

avoir louche means: be in trouble; have problems

Meaning of avoir les quatre fers en l’air

avoir les quatre fers en l’air means: be dead

Meaning of avoir les pétoches

avoir les pétoches means: be scared

Meaning of avoir les jetons

avoir les jetons means: be scared; have the jitters; have the willies

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