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adjective American English pronunciation: gay /ɡeɪ/ 
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adjectivegay
comparativegayer
superlativegayest
 

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  1. 1
    sexually attracted to people of the same sex. This word is mainly used about men.

    Gay men and lesbians were represented in almost equal numbers.

    the gay community

    a gay bar/club/disco

  2. 2
    old-fashioned brightly-colored or attractive

    The shops were gay with Christmas decorations.

  3. 3
    old-fashioned happy and excited

    She gave a gay laugh.

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gayness

noun [uncountable]
 

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