Definition of friend of Dorothy in English:

friend of Dorothy

Line breaks: friend of Doro|thy

noun

informal
A homosexual man: Harry’s a real friend of Dorothy, aren’t you, Harry?
More example sentences
  • And I don't think this means Bruce is secretly a friend of Dorothy.
  • But the tag for the ad was, ‘Are you a friend of Dorothy?’
  • You'd hear stories about her banning and threatening people who asked if she was a friend of Dorothy on AOL chat groups.

Origin

from the name of Dorothy, a character played by the actress Judy Garland (a gay icon) in the film The Wizard of Oz (1939).

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