queer duck


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n queer duck someone regarded as eccentric or crazy and standing out from a group
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In literature:

The ducks, of course, didn't mind it, but they added their queer quacking to the noise.
"The Bobbsey Twins in the Country" by Laura Lee Hope
And how queer it would be to see dead ducks flying through the air!
"A New England Girlhood" by Lucy Larcom
The queer-looking duck had been a real dancer in his day, it appeared; and evidently his day was not yet over.
"The Magnificent Ambersons" by Booth Tarkington
He's a queer kind of a duck, Slady is; a kind of a mind reader.
"Tom Slade on Mystery Trail" by Percy Keese Fitzhugh
Cunningham is a queer duck.
"The Pagan Madonna" by Harold MacGrath
In spite of Terabon being such a queer duck he made a good companion.
"The River Prophet" by Raymond S. Spears
That albino, Du Sang, is a queer duck.
"Whispering Smith" by Frank H. Spearman
But what a queer duck he was!
"The Observers" by G. L. Vandenburg
About all I can say about him is that he is a queer duck.
"The Lost Warship" by Robert Moore Williams
He's a queer duck whom I like, and he likes your work.
"The Letters of Ambrose Bierce" by Ambrose Bierce