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Meaning of gay

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      adj 1: bright and pleasant; promoting a feeling of cheer; "a
             cheery hello"; "a gay sunny room"; "a sunny smile" [syn:
             {cheery}, {gay}, {sunny}]
      2: full of or showing high-spirited merriment; "when hearts were
         young and gay"; "a poet could not but be gay, in such a
         jocund company"- Wordsworth; "the jolly crowd at the
         reunion"; "jolly old Saint Nick"; "a jovial old gentleman";
         "have a merry Christmas"; "peals of merry laughter"; "a
         mirthful laugh" [syn: {gay}, {jocund}, {jolly}, {jovial},
         {merry}, {mirthful}]
      3: given to social pleasures often including dissipation; "led a
         gay Bohemian life"; "a gay old rogue with an eye for the
      4: brightly colored and showy; "girls decked out in brave new
         dresses"; "brave banners flying"; "`braw' is a Scottish
         word"; "a dress a bit too gay for her years"; "birds with gay
         plumage" [syn: {brave}, {braw}, {gay}]
      5: offering fun and gaiety; "a festive (or festal) occasion";
         "gay and exciting night life"; "a merry evening" [syn: {gay},
         {festal}, {festive}, {merry}]
      6: homosexual or arousing homosexual desires [syn: {gay},
         {queer}, {homophile(a)}]
      n 1: someone who practices homosexuality; having a sexual
           attraction to persons of the same sex [syn: {homosexual},
           {homophile}, {homo}, {gay}]

WordNet ® Princeton University.

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