queerer than a three-dollar bill

queerer than a three-dollar bill

1. Completely and obviously false, fake, or illegitimate; not genuine or authentic in the slightest. (There has never been a three-dollar bill in circulation in the United States.) Primarily heard in US. The guy said he was selling Rolexes, but this thing is queerer than a three-dollar bill. The senator's hammed-up, teary-eyed speech was queerer than a three-dollar bill, if you ask me.
2. Completely or blatantly not heterosexual or cisgender. Offensive when used pejoratively. Primarily heard in US. Honey, I'm as queer as a three-dollar bill and proud of it.
See also: bill