queer theory

noun

Definition of queer theory

: an approach to literary and cultural study that rejects traditional categories of gender and sexuality

First Known Use of queer theory

1988, in the meaning defined above

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“Queer theory.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/queer%20theory. Accessed 24 Jul. 2021.

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