Wt/sco/queem

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English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Inglis quemen "to please" from Old English cwēman "to gratify, satisfy, please" from Template:Wt/sco/proto, from Template:Wt/sco/proto, from Template:Wt/sco/proto. Compare obsolete Swedish kväma, Danish kvemme. Related to come.

Verb[edit]

queem (third-person singular semple praisent Wt/sco/queems, praisent pairteeciple Wt/sco/queeming, simple past and past participle Wt/sco/queemed)

  1. Template:Wt/sco/intransitive To be pleasing (to someone or something).
  2. Template:Wt/sco/transitive To satisfy; to assuage.

Noun[edit]

queem (plural Wt/sco/queems)

  1. Template:Wt/sco/obsolete Pleasure.

Scots[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): ['kwim] invalid IPA characters ('), replace ' with ˈ

Adjective[edit]

queem

  1. close-fitting or well-fitting, snug

Adverb[edit]

queem

  1. exactly, neatly, snugly
  2. smoothly, pleasantly, without snags or hitches

Verb[edit]

queem

  1. to fit snugly, fall into place, coincide with
  2. to make something fit, fall into place.