gay
adjective
1. (sexual preference) 
a. homosexual 
My gay cousin just graduated from Princeton.Mi primo homosexual acaba de graduarse de Princeton.
b. gay 
My gay neighbor invited me to his birthday party. Mi vecino gay me invitó a su fiesta de cumpleaños.
2. (old-fashioned) (happy) 
a. alegre 
"We went to such a gay party last night," said the woman in the movie from the 1920s."Fuimos a una fiesta muy alegre anoche," dijo la mujer en la película de los años veinte.
noun
3. (homosexual person; sometimes offensive) 
a. el homosexual (M) 
There were lots of gays in the parade.Había muchos homosexuales en el desfile.
b. el gay (M) (colloquial) 
Look at that gay over there. - Grandma, you can't say that!Mira a ese gay. - Abuela, ¡no puedes decir eso!
gay
adjective
1. (homosexual) 
a. homosexual, gay 
gay rightsderechos de los homosexuales
2. (esp old-fashioned) 
a. alegre (happy) 
with gay abandoncon alegre despreocupación
Noun
3. (man) 
a. el homosexual m, gay (M) 
4. (woman) 
a. la lesbiana (F) 
gay [ɡeɪ]
adjective
1 (homosexual) [+man, community, movement] gay
adjective:invariable
; (a)
homosexual;
[+woman] homosexual; lesbiano; [+bar] gay
adjective:invariable
; (a)
de gays
a centre for lesbians and gay men un centro para lesbianas y gays; gay men and women hombres y mujeres homosexuales; gays y lesbianas; gay sex relaciones (f) homosexuales; the gay scene el ambiente gay or homosexual
2 gayer (comparative)gayest (superlative) (cheerful) [+person, colour, costume] alegre; [+atmosphere, music, laughter] alegre; festivo
Nancy liked their gay costumes she was feeling witty and gay
3 (carefree)
with gay abandon despreocupadamente; alegremente
He has splashed dollars around with gay abandon
she's living the gay life in Paris se da la gran vida en París; se pega la vida padre en París (informal)
I don't have the money to live the gay life gay [Paree] [Paris]
noun
(man) gay (m); homosexual (m); (woman) lesbiana (f); homosexual (f);
modifier
the gay liberation movement gay lib (n) el movimiento de liberación homosexual
gay rights (n) derechos (m) de los homosexuales
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