Definitions for gay

Definitions for (noun) gay

Main entry: homo, homophile, homosexual, gay

Definition: someone who practices homosexuality; having a sexual attraction to persons of the same sex

Definitions for (adj) gay

Main entry: sunny, cheery, gay

Definition: bright and pleasant; promoting a feeling of cheer

Usage: a cheery hello; a gay sunny room; a sunny smile

Main entry: brave, braw, gay

Definition: brightly colored and showy

Usage: 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

Main entry: homophile, gay, queer

Definition: homosexual or arousing homosexual desires

Main entry: gay

Definition: given to social pleasures often including dissipation

Usage: led a gay Bohemian life; a gay old rogue with an eye for the ladies

Main entry: merry, festal, festive, gay

Definition: offering fun and gaiety

Usage: a festive (or festal) occasion; gay and exciting night life; a merry evening

Main entry: gay, merry, jolly, jovial, jocund, mirthful

Definition: full of or showing high-spirited merriment

Usage: 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 laugh

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