(as) queer as Dick's hatband

(as) queer as Dick's hatband

old-fashioned Exceptionally peculiar, strange, or abnormal. I felt as queer as Dick's hatband after drinking Aunt Rachel's homemade medicine. I had only ever seen him wearing overalls on the farm, so he looked queer as Dick's hatband in a tuxedo. I know some of my students think I'm as queer as Dick's hatband because of my weird methods.
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