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gay

noun homoerotic, homophile, homosexual, life partner, same sex partner
Associated concepts: gay marriage
See also: jocular
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I fear you don't read the Society papers properly," he said, and began to read out in a monotonous voice, "`Or locked in the jewelled bosoms of our city's gayest leaders; but there is talk of a pretty parody of the manners and customs of the other end of Society's scale.
The toot of a horn called all to supper, and a goodly party, including six children besides the Camp-bells, assembled in the long dining-room, armed with mountain appetites and the gayest spirits.
The general effect frequently recalled to my mind the gayest scenery of the Opera-house or the great theatres.
But on a brilliant winter's day my conscience is as clear as the frosty air itself, and yesterday morning we started off in the gayest of spirits, even Minora being disposed to laugh immoderately on the least provocation.
No, I'll buy the gayest gown I can get, and dance over the old curmudgeon's grave in it.
And yet, when I was at my father's, did not the men give up their gayest balls and parties in order to pass the evening with me?
The tide bore them on in the gayest and most sparkling manner, until they stopped to dine in some ever- lastingly-green garden, needing no matter-of-fact identification here; and then the tide obligingly turned--being devoted to that party alone for that day; and as they floated idly among some osier-beds, Rosa tried what she could do in the rowing way, and came off splendidly, being much assisted; and Mr.
A look or a word from her suspended his loudest laugh, checked his gayest flow of talk, and rendered him all attention to her, and to no one else at table, in an instant.
Recently named the "Second Gayest City" in the United States, the City of Wilton Manors celebrates a diverse population of approximately 12,000 residents.
But if having an overbearing, dominant, bossy mother made young men gay, then Sir Mark Thatcher would be the gayest man in the world" Ben Summerskill, the outgoing chief executive of the homosexual pressure group Stonewall "I love what I do but there are other parts of my brain that I haven't flexed in a professional way.
MANHATTAN -- Saturday, MANHAT TAN -- April 5, Little Apple Pride in Manhattan will press on for progress with the gayest Pride yet, despite all the craziness going on in the great state of Kansas.
New Orleans and Las Vegas, were all on our route, and all appear on the Gayest Cities in America (page 55).