Definition of queerness in US English:

queerness

noun

  • 1The state or condition of being strange.

    ‘the queerness of it gave me a kind of fright’
  • 2informal, offensive Homosexuality.

    1. 2.1 The quality or characteristic of having a sexual or gender identity that does not correspond to established ideas of sexuality and gender, especially heterosexual norms.
      ‘in the conversation about identity, queerness, and the trans experience there's a lot that many of us have to learn’

Usage

See queer

Pronunciation

queerness

/ˈkwirnəs//ˈkwērnəs/