gay

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Pronunciation[change]

Adjective[change]

Positive
gay

Comparative
gayer

Superlative
gayest

  1. (old, no longer used) Happy or cheerful.
    I'm very gay today!
  2. (old, no longer used) Colorful, festive or bright.
    "Don we now our gay apparel...." - "Deck the Halls"
  3. Another word for homosexual.
    I'm hetero, but my sister is gay.
  4. About homosexual people, or about homosexuality.
    If I had known she was homosexual I would not have told him her gay jokes.
  5. (informal) Characteristic of homosexual appearance or behavior (often in a stereotypical sense).
    Dude, you like Titanic? That's kind of gay.
  6. (slang) Stupid, not cool.
    This game is gay, let's play something else.

Noun[change]

Singular
gay

Plural
gays

  1. (informal) A homosexual person. This is usually a man, but could be a woman (lesbian).
    The gays were marching in protest yesterday.

Antonyms[change]