queer-looking

queer-looking

adj
odd or strange in appearance
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queer-looking

[ˈkwɪəˌlʊkɪŋ] ADJ [animal, plant, insect] → de aspecto extraño
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They were indeed a queer-looking party that assembled on the bank--the birds with draggled feathers, the animals with their fur clinging close to them, and all dripping wet, cross, and uncomfortable.
Kennedy will hunt the hippopotamus a little; I'd like to taste the meat of that queer-looking beast.
"Yes, it really is Bezukhov in a coachman's coat, with a queer-looking old boy.
"You shall have a speech!" Here one of the waiters, who had been for some minutes busy making a queer-looking mixture of egg and sherry, respectfully presented it on a large silver salver.
"He is a queer-looking fellow, anyway," Kinsley muttered.
Swankey of the Body Guard himself, that dangerous youth, and the greatest buck of all the Indian army now on leave, was one day discovered by Major Dobbin tete-a-tete with Amelia, and describing the sport of pig-sticking to her with great humour and eloquence; and he spoke afterwards of a d--d king's officer that's always hanging about the house--a long, thin, queer-looking, oldish fellow--a dry fellow though, that took the shine out of a man in the talking line.
It was rather a queer-looking family: Kit, his mother, and the children, being all strongly alike.
See here--this queer-looking machine, gentlemen (from which two of my men derive their nicknames), is what we call a Mill-and-Screw."
Suddenly, a queer-looking form stood before them and blocked the road:
A queer-looking building without a window visible on the side by which we neared it.
WHEN I FIRST READ IN HUMPHRY CARPENTER'S TOLKIEN: A Biography that all V-VJ through the first complete version of The Lord of the Rings Strider was "a queer-looking brown-faced hobbit" named Trotter (188) my initial reaction was not just surprise but disappointment, even bewilderment.
"It is like a fantasy quilt ( we've got blue elephants, pink elephants, a queer-looking hippopotamus, pigs, and rabbits wearing clothes.