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Queer Street

noun
1.
a condition of financial instability or embarrassment:
Such extravagance will surely put them in Queer Street.
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40
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British Dictionary definitions for Queer Street

queer street

noun
1.
(sometimes capitals) (informal) a difficult situation, such as debt or bankruptcy (in the phrase in queer street)
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