QUEER Sentence, Example and UsageExamples and usage of QUEER in prose and poetry
Usage of "QUEER": Examples from famous English Poetry
To better understand the meaning of QUEER, certain examples of its usage are presented.Examples from famous English prose on the use of the word QUEER
"But this boy clings to my heart in such a queer sort of way gaffer"- The word/phrase 'queer' was used by 'Rabindranath Tagore' in 'The post office'.
"How queer life is! we hasten to alienate the very fates we intended to woo"- 'Vladimir Nabokov' has used the queer in the novel Lolita.
"Gently, dreamily, not exceeding twenty miles an hour, i drove on that queer mirror side"- To understand the meaning of queer, please see the following usage by Vladimir Nabokov in Lolita.
Usage of "QUEER" in sentences
"All of them touch him like some queer disease"
- This term queer was used by Wilfred Owen in the Poem Disabled.
"And even the butcher felt queer"
- This term queer was used by Lewis Carroll in the Poem The hunting of the snark.
"His queer long coat from heel to head"
- This term queer was used by Robert Browning in the Poem The pied piper of hamelin.
"That queer, cosmopolitan, rather sinister crowd found around the Marseilles docks"
"Some definitely queer goings-on"
"What a queer rigout!"