When you have an odd and unusual habit, it is an example of something that might be described as a queer habit.
An example of a queer is a person who dresses in unusual clothes and is known for doing very odd things such as standing on one leg for long periods of time.
- To have a strong liking for; be obsessed with.
Idioms and Phrasal Verbs
Origin of queer
- Perhaps from Low German oblique, off-center from Middle Low German dwer terkw- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition