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Definitions of gay:
  • noun:   someone who practices homosexuality; having a sexual attraction to persons of the same sex
  • adjective:   homosexual or arousing homosexual desires
  • adjective:   given to social pleasures often including dissipation
    Example: "Led a gay Bohemian life"
  • adjective:   full of or showing high-spirited merriment
    Example: "When hearts were young and gay"
  • adjective:   offering fun and gaiety
    Example: "Gay and exciting night life"
  • adjective:   bright and pleasant; promoting a feeling of cheer
    Example: "A gay sunny room"
  • adjective:   brightly colored and showy
    Example: "A dress a bit too gay for her years"
  • name:  A surname (common: 1 in 6666 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #774)
  • name:  A female given name (rare: 1 in 8333 females; popularity rank in the U.S.: #795)

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See gay used in context: 100 poetry verses, 10 Shakespeare works, 4 Mother Goose rhymes, 1 Bible passage, 22 definitions

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