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Irish meaning 'very' or 'extremely'. a rural pronouniaction of the word Queer.

(Does not mean great, as it can be used in a negative sense, ie. this funeral is quare depressing.
The weather was quare cold.
That woman is quare fine.
by Vinny/Sands October 15, 2003
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noticeable,remarkable,exceptional. Equivalent to the word "quite" in most instances.
In Irish usage the word has no homosexual connotations.
That was a quare party
by Jim. M June 04, 2006
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Irish colloquial word, possibly derived from queer.
Can mean 'strange' or 'unusual'.
Can also be a substitute for 'very', 'really' or 'extremely'.
She's a quare one!
That film was a bit quare, wasn't it?
She's quare fine!
I could quare go for some chips right now.
by cabbage kid April 20, 2011
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Irish.... contrary to popular belief this does not mean queer or strange but great!
that was quare good
by Cully April 01, 2003
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This word is an Ulsterism, a colloquial word used almost exclusively by either old people or spides in Northen Ireland.

It is thought it originates from "Queer" which, when used in Ulster Scots refers to something unussually good.

Quare is often used in conjunction with "Geg" which, means a joke or something funny.
"Ahh Fuck mate, thon's a quare geg"
by Aaron Walker October 28, 2004
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"Quare" is a Wexford slang word that translates into "very". The word itself is from the Forth and Bargy dialect (also known as "Yola"), which was a form of English that was spoken in the south of County Wexford. "Yola" is believed to have evolved from Middle English. The southern area of County Wexford was the first area that English-speakers came to during the Norman invasion of Ireland, supporting the theory that the dialect evolved from the Middle English introduced in that period
It's quare hot.
by waynewex April 25, 2016
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Quare is often used as 'peculiar' in rural parts of the United States.
Andrew refuses to eat his greenbeans for no apparent reason, therefore his parents say he is just being quare.
by Tink October 29, 2003
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