queer means: A homosexual. He is a queer with an odd perspective on life.
queer means: Counterfeit. Watch him; he's known for passing queer money.
quits means: Even with, free of obligation Myrtle and I are quits: she's leaving me and I'm leaving her.
quas, quacks means: [from Quaalude, a brand name of methaqualone] methaqualone pills, an addictive sedative
quarter means: n. A term in reference to a quarter ounce bag of marijuana. "Aye yo son lets get a quarter off of Johnny."
queen means: n. A homosexual male who is extremely flamboyant and exemplifies many female traits and gestures. "I've seen some gay people in my life, but that fool is straight up a queen."
quay means: n pron. key the place in a docks where boats are loaded and unloaded. The word exists in American English, but the British pronunciation can cause blank stares.
queasing means: v Mock version of quantitative easing, the U.K. governments term for increasing the money supply in order to make customers happy, with the small expense of causing hyperinflation sometime in future. Probably ages away.
queue means: n, v, pron. cue line. This doesnt really help the definition at all, as a line could be any number of things. A pencil line? A railway line? A line of Charlie? A line dancer? As a result of this potentially dangerous confusion, a word was developed by some British word-scientists to separate this particular line from all the others. A queue is a line of people. To queue is to be one of those queuing in the queue. The word means tail in French, and is used in the same context. Americans do in fact use the word, but only in the youre third in the queue type telephone call waiting systems.
quid means: n pound (currency). Quid is to pound what buck is to dollar. The word is very widely recognised and socially acceptable but informal - you could quite easily say: Well, they offered me ten thousand quid for the car but you wouldnt hear any BBC announcers reporting: The government today authorised a ten million quid increase in health service funding. This perhaps says more about the BBC than this one particular word, but I digress.
avoir la patate means: be in shape
avoir la manie de means: be fanatical about
avoir la haine means: be angry, disgusted
avoir la gerbe means: feel nauseous (n.b.: gerber in French means to vomit, puke, or throw up)
avoir la frousse means: be scared stiff; be scared to death
avoir la frite means: be in shape
avoir la flemme means: cannot be bothered. 1. J’ai la flemme d’envoyer une lettre au journal.
avoir la dent dure means: be critical; be scathing (in one's remarks) (lit.: have a hard tooth)
avoir la dent means: be hungry (lit.: have the tooth)
avoir la dalle en pente means: be a bit of a boozer; drink a little
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