(Islam) A religious mendicant who owns no personal property.
Abbreviation of headquarters.
A person from Iraq or of Iraqi descent.
Of, from, or pertaining to Persian Iraq
Of, from, or pertaining to Iraq, or the Iraqi people.
(Ireland) (used to suggest emphasis such as "a lot of" or "very" (suggesting an Irish accent).)
(dated, Ireland) queer, strange (suggesting an Irish accent)
(Falkland Islands, informal) The black-crowned night heron, Nycticorax nycticorax.
(computing, X Window System) An integer that uniquely identifies a text string.
(physics) In the Standard Model, an elementary subatomic particle that forms matter. They combine to form hadrons, such as protons and neutrons.
A soft creamy cheese, eaten throughout northern, central, eastern, and southeastern Europe as well as the Low Countries, very similar to cottage cheese except that it is usually not made with rennet.
(archaic) A medusa or jellyfish.
A fire-resistant channel for a burner in a boiler or furnace.
(card games) Four successive cards of the same suit.
(obsolete) A fourth; a quarter; hence, a region of the earth.
A unit of liquid capacity equal to two pints; one-fourth (quarter) of a gallon. Equivalent to 1.136 liters in the UK and 0.946 liter (liquid quart) or 1.101 liters (dry quart) in the U.S.
(Britain, informal, dated) Slightly unwell (mainly in "to feel queer").
(Britain, slang) Drunk.
(broadly) Pertaining to sexual or gender behaviour or identity which does not conform to conventional heterosexual or cisgender norms, assumptions etc.
(colloquial, sometimes derogatory) Homosexual.
(colloquial, sometimes derogatory) Non-heterosexual or Non-cisgender: homosexual, bisexual, asexual, transgender, etc.
(dated outside Scotland and Ulster) Weird, odd, or different; whimsical.
(colloquial, sometimes derogatory) A person of any genderqueer identity.
(colloquial, sometimes derogatory) A person of any non-heterosexual sexuality or sexual identity.
(colloquial, sometimes derogatory) A person who is or appears homosexual, or who has homosexual qualities.
(definite, with "the", informal, archaic) Counterfeit money.
(UK, dialect, dated) To puzzle.
(slang, LGBT, neologism) To make a work more appealing or attractive to LGBT people, such as by not having strict genders for playable characters.
(slang, dated) To ridicule; to banter; to rally.
(slang, dated) To spoil the effect or success of, as by ridicule; to throw a wet blanket on; to spoil.
(social sciences) To reevaluate or reinterpret (a work) with an eye to sexual orientation and/or to gender, as by applying queer theory.
(transitive, dated) To render an endeavor or agreement ineffective or null.
A twist; curl.
(transitive) To twirl; turn or wind around; coil.
A mill for grinding corn, especially a hand-mill made of two circular stones.
(transitive) To grind; to use a quern.
(computing, databases) A set of instructions passed to a database.
A question mark.
A question, an inquiry (US), an enquiry (UK).
(computing, databases) To pass a set of instructions to a database to retrieve information from it.
(intransitive) To ask a question.
(intransitive, publishing) To send out a query letter.
(transitive) To ask, inquire.
(transitive) To question or call into doubt.
(transitive, Internet) To send a private message to (a user on IRC).
The tough wood of Platymiscium pinnatum.
(archaic) A choir.
(bookbinding) A set of leaves which are stitched together, originally a set of four pieces of paper (eight leaves, sixteen pages). This is most often a single signature (i.e. group of four), but may be several nested signatures.
A book, poem, or pamphlet.
One quarter of a cruciform church, or the architectural area of a church used by the choir, often near the apse.
One-twentieth of a ream of paper; a collection of twenty-four or twenty-five sheets of paper of the same size and quality, unfolded or having a single fold.
(bookbinding) To prepare quires by stitching together leaves of paper.
(archaic) A quibble, evasion, or subterfuge.
(architecture) An acute angle dividing a molding; a groove that runs lengthwise between the upper part of a moulding and a soffit.
An idiosyncrasy; a slight glitch, mannerism; something unusual about the manner or style of something or someone.
(intransitive, archaic) To use verbal tricks or quibbles.
(transitive, architecture) To furnish with a quirk or channel.
(transitive, intransitive) To (cause to) move with a wry jerk.
Alternative form of querk
(chiefly dialectal, Southern US, Midland US) To curl or twirl, or twist or coil (up).
A rawhide whip plaited with two thongs of buffalo hide.
To strike with a quirt.
A monetary unit in Saudi Arabia equivalent to a twentieth of a rial.
(US) A form of croquet using short-handled mallets, and played on a hard surface.