Definition of Queer bird

1. Noun. Someone regarded as eccentric or crazy and standing out from a group.

Exact synonyms: Kook, Odd Fellow, Odd Fish, Odd Man Out, Queer Duck
Generic synonyms: Anomaly, Unusual Person
Derivative terms: Kooky

Lexicographical Neighbors of Queer Bird

queens of spades
queenship
queenships
queenside
queensides
queensland
queensland kauri
queensland nut
queensland tick typhus
queep
queer bird (current term)
queer duck
queer fish
queer someone's pitch
queer theory
queer up
queerdo
queerdoms
queerdos
queered
queerer

Literary usage of Queer bird

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Reading with Expression: First-- Reader by James Baldwin, Ida Catherine Bender (1911)
"... A queer bird In Australia, on the other side of the world, there lives a strange kind of bird which builds the oddest nest you ever heard about. ..."

2. Fourth Reader by James Baldwin, Ida C. Bender (1911)
"A queer bird In Australia, on the other side of the world, there lives a strange kind of bird which builds the oddest nest you ever heard about. ..."

3. The Jones Readers by Grades by Lewis Henry Jones (1904)
"He got up, stood on tiptoe, and looked at the queer bird for a long time. 6. ... There he found that queer bird again. 8. He was more than ever confused. ..."

4. Jones Readers by Grades by Lewis Henry Jones (1904)
"He got up, stood on tiptoe, and looked at the queer bird for a long time. 6. He next hopped slowly up to the glass and ran his tongue gently over it. ..."

5. The Jones First [-fifth] Reader by Lewis Henry Jones (1903)
"He got up, stood on tiptoe, and looked at the queer bird for a long time. 6. ... There he found that queer bird again. 8. He was more than ever confused. ..."

6. The New McGuffey Third Reader by William Holmes McGuffey (1901)
"He is a queer bird, and he lives in a country far away called Australia. ... But it is not because of his big feet that I call him a queer bird; ..."

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