bent as a nine bob note
Definitionhomosexual, or: b) criminal, dishonest. Based on the fact that there is no such thing as a British nine bob note. The American equivalents are queer as a three-dollar bill, queer as a football bat, queer as a nine-dollar bill, queer as a square egg.
Synonyms: camp as a row of tents; queer as a nine bob note.
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