Antonyms for gaygeɪ
homosexual, homophile, homo, gay(adj)
someone who practices homosexuality; having a sexual attraction to persons of the same sex
cheery, gay, sunny(adj)
bright and pleasant; promoting a feeling of cheer
gay, jocund, jolly, jovial, merry, mirthful(adj)
full of or showing high-spirited merriment
spanking, festal, comic, laughable, jocund, jovial, festive, brave, rattling, risible, braw, zippy, comical, sunny, funny, lively, gay, cheery, mirthful, merry, amusing, homophile(a), snappy, brisk, alert, jolly
given to social pleasures often including dissipation
brave, braw, gay(adj)
brightly colored and showy
gay, festal, festive, merry(adj)
offering fun and gaiety
gay, queer, homophile(a)(adj)
homosexual or arousing homosexual desires
Gay(propernoun), originally a nickname for a cheerful or lively person.
Gay(propernoun)from the word gay, joyful; rare today.
Gay(propernoun). Also a shortened form of Gabriel, Gaylord and similar names, or transferred from the surname.
English Synonyms and Antonyms, by James Champlin Fernald
Aerial and airy both signify of or belonging to the air, but airy also describes that which seems as if made of air; we speak of airy shapes, airy nothings, where we could not well say aerial; ethereal describes its object as belonging to the upper air, the pure ether, and so, often, heavenly. Sprightly, spiritlike, refers to light, free, cheerful activity of mind and body. That which is lively or animated may be agreeable or the reverse; as, an animated discussion; a lively company.
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