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gay British & World English

(Of a person, especially a man) homosexual

gay English Thesaurus

an organization for gay youngsters

gay New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

standard adjective for male homosexuals in general contexts; do not use as a noun except in phrases such as gays and lesbians; other senses are now dated

Gay, John British & World English

(1685–1732), English poet and dramatist. He is chiefly known for The Beggar’s Opera (1728), a low-life ballad opera combining burlesque and political satire

gay in gay English Thesaurus

an organization for gay youngsters

gay lib British & World English

Short for gay liberation.

anti-gay British & World English

Prejudiced against or opposed to homosexuality or homosexuals

gay pride British & World English

A sense of strong self-esteem associated with a person’s public acknowledgement of their homosexuality

gay rights British & World English

The legal and civil rights of homosexuals, especially the right to be treated without discrimination

Gay-Lussac New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

, Joseph Louis (1778–1850), French chemist and physicist

gay marriage British & World English

Marriage between partners of the same sex (as recognized in some jurisdictions)

gay liberation British & World English

The freeing of homosexuals from social and legal discrimination

Gay-Lussac's law British & World English

A law stating that the volumes of gases undergoing a reaction at constant pressure and temperature are in a simple ratio to each other and to that of the product

Gay-Lussac in Gay-Lussac's law British & World English

A law stating that the volumes of gases undergoing a reaction at constant pressure and temperature are in a simple ratio to each other and to that of the product

Baylor, Elgin British & World English

(1934-), US basketball player; full name Elgin Gay Baylor. He played for the Lakers (Minneapolis until 1960, then Los Angeles) 1958–71. Basketball Hall of Fame (1977)

Elgin Gay Baylor in Baylor, Elgin British & World English

(1934-), US basketball player; full name Elgin Gay Baylor. He played for the Lakers (Minneapolis until 1960, then Los Angeles) 1958–71. Basketball Hall of Fame (1977)