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Definition of "gay" []

  • Of, relating to, or having a sexual orientation to persons of the same sex. (adjective)
  • Showing or characterized by cheerfulness and lighthearted excitement; merry. (adjective)
  • Bright or lively, especially in color: a gay, sunny room. (adjective)
  • Given to social pleasures. (adjective)
  • Dissolute; licentious. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "gay" in a sentence
  • "If a gay man and a gay* woman marry each other it happens would you think it is equally dissembling if they referred to it as a different-sex marriage instead of a straight marriage or a heterosexual marriage?"
  • "What a waste Mark is gay...reminds me of a song with dis line ~~all d handsome men are gay~~...haha..."
  • "* Dwight is "researching" gays by looking at gay porn because they found out Oscar was gay*"