What does gay as a word mean? Gay is a term that primarily refers to a homosexual person or the trait of being homosexual. The term originally meant ‘carefree’, ‘cheerful’, or ‘bright and showy’. While scant usage referring to male homosexuality dates to the late 19th century, that meaning became increasingly common by the mid-20th century.
What is the Oxford Dictionary definition of gay? /ɡeɪ/ /ɡeɪ/ Idioms. (of people, especially men) sexually attracted to people of the same sex synonym homosexual.
Who is a gay in simple words? Gay is a word used to describe someone who is homosexual. Today, the word usually means a person who is sexually attracted to people of the same sex. Often that person is also romantically interested in people of the same sex. A gay person can be a male who likes other males or a female who likes other females.
What is the meaning of happy and gay? (of a person) happy, or (of a place) bright and attractive: Her gay, lively personality made her attractive to everyone who knew her.