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Adjective
/gā/,
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gayer, comparative; gayest, superlative;
  1. (of a person, esp. a man) Homosexual
    • - that friend of yours, is he gay?
  2. Relating to or used by homosexuals
    • - feminist, black, and gay perspectives
  3. Lighthearted and carefree
    • - Nan had a gay disposition and a very pretty face
  4. Characterized by cheerfulness or pleasure
    • - we had a gay old time
  5. Brightly colored; showy; brilliant
    • - a gay profusion of purple and pink sweet peas
  6. Foolish; stupid
    • - making students wait for the light is kind of a gay rule
Noun
  1. A homosexual, esp. a man


  1. homosexual: someone who practices homosexuality; having a sexual attraction to persons of the same sex
  2. cheery: bright and pleasant; promoting a feeling of cheer; "a cheery hello"; "a gay sunny room"; "a sunny smile"
  3. full of or showing high-spirited merriment; "when hearts were young and gay"; "a poet could not but be gay, in such a jocund company"- Wordsworth; "the jolly crowd at the reunion"; "jolly old Saint Nick"; "a jovial old gentleman"; "have a merry Christmas"; "peals of merry laughter"; "a mirthful ...
  4. given to social pleasures often including dissipation; "led a gay Bohemian life"; "a gay old rogue with an eye for the ladies"
  5. brave: brightly colored and showy; "girls decked out in brave new dresses"; "brave banners flying"; "`braw' is a Scottish word"; "a dress a bit too gay for her years"; "birds with gay plumage"
  6. offering fun and gaiety; "a festive (or festal) occasion"; "gay and exciting night life"; "a merry evening"
  7. The term gay was originally used to refer to feelings of being "carefree", "happy", or "bright and showy"; it had also come to acquire some connotations of "immorality" as early as 1637.
  8. Gay? is the name of a 1996 EP released by 12 Rods, their first released on a label (as opposed to being self-released). It is notable for receiving a very rare 10.0 rating from Pitchfork Media upon its release, being one of the few albums to ever have done so.
  9. The first name Gay is still occasionally encountered, as is the spelling Gaye. (795th and 1295th most common in the United States, according to the 1990 U.S. census). It was also used as a male first name. ...
  10. In an effort to get Kim to move back in with Brett, Kath attempts to get Kim out of the house by getting her to help choose her wedding dress. Kim, who is reluctant to move out again, accuses Kel of not liking her, believing that it is his idea to get her to move out. ...
  11. Gay was Toronto's first gay magazine, published almost simultaneously with ASK Newsletter, together Canada's first gay magazines. The earliest periodical anywhere to use 'Gay' in its title. ...
  12. Gay is a surname, and may refer to: *Bram Gay Trumpet player and brass band enthusiast *Brian Gay, American golfer *Cesc Gay (born 1967) movie director *Claude Gay, French botanist *Enola Gay, name of the plane that dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima in 1945, named after the mother of Paul ...
  13. An English surname, originally a nickname for a cheerful or lively person; A female given name from the word gay, "joyful"; rare today; A male given name. Also a shortened form of Gabriel, Gaylord and similar names, or transferred from the surname
  14. An A-list gay; an affluent, well-connected, upwardly mobile gay man or woman
  15. (gayness) The state of being gay (cheerful etc.); The state of being gay (homosexual)
  16. Someone who is primarily and/or exclusively attracted to members of their own sex or gender. In certain contexts, this term is used to refer only to those who identify as men.
  17. A word describing a man or a woman who is emotionally, romantically, sexually and relationally attracted to members of the same sex.
  18. men feel sexual and/or romantic attraction mostly to other men.
  19. A person whose primary sexual and affectional orientation is toward people of the same gender; a commonly used word for male homosexuals.
  20. Usually used to describe someone who is homosexual, it can apply to both men and women, though often gay women prefer to call themselves lesbians.
  21. A term that signifies same sex attraction, predominantly pertaining to men, though sometimes used by women-loving-women, and sometimes used as an umbrella term for a community identity that includes, gay, lesbian and bisexual persons.
  22. A man who is romantically/sexually attracted to or involved with other men. This term has also has been used as an umbrella term for everyone who has same-sex romantic/sexual attractions or relations, particularly in mainstream media. ...
  23. 1.(adj. gay) very, e.g. It's gay cold out at the minute. = Brrrr, it's rather chilly, what?
  24. still part of the government's vocabulary (just), and still the most widely used term. However, opinions vary on how long it will be around. ...
  25. Someone who openly acknowledges his or her homosexual side, unlike a hefty percentage of the other 90% of humanity.