Antonyms for gaygeɪ

This page is about all possible antonyms and opposite words for the term gay

Princeton's WordNet

  1. homosexual, homophile, homo, gay(adj)

    someone who practices homosexuality; having a sexual attraction to persons of the same sex

    colorless, joyless, nonindulgent, uncheerful, colourless, strict, cheerless, bisexual, heterosexual, depressing

    gay, homo, human, man, homosexual, human being, homophile

  2. cheery, gay, sunny(adj)

    bright and pleasant; promoting a feeling of cheer

    cheerless, depressing, colorless, strict, colourless, bisexual, heterosexual, nonindulgent, joyless, uncheerful

    jolly, mirthful, gay, jocund, sunny, festal, cheery, jovial, brave, merry, braw, festive, homophile(a)

  3. gay, jocund, jolly, jovial, merry, mirthful(adj)

    full of or showing high-spirited merriment

    cheerless, joyless, bisexual, colorless, nonindulgent, colourless, strict, uncheerful, heterosexual, depressing

    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

  4. gay(adj)

    given to social pleasures often including dissipation

    heterosexual, joyless, colorless, uncheerful, nonindulgent, bisexual, strict, cheerless, colourless, depressing

    jolly, mirthful, festal, jocund, sunny, cheery, jovial, brave, merry, braw, festive, homophile(a)

  5. brave, braw, gay(adj)

    brightly colored and showy

    nonindulgent, colorless, bisexual, colourless, strict, uncheerful, cheerless, depressing, joyless, heterosexual

    unfearing, intrepid, jocund, jovial, festive, brave, courageous, homophile(a), braw, sunny, gay, audacious, cheery, mirthful, merry, fearless, hardy, dauntless, festal, jolly

  6. gay, festal, festive, merry(adj)

    offering fun and gaiety

    colourless, strict, joyless, colorless, depressing, heterosexual, nonindulgent, uncheerful, bisexual, cheerless

    spanking, festal, jocund, jovial, festive, brave, rattling, braw, zippy, sunny, lively, gay, cheery, mirthful, merry, homophile(a), snappy, brisk, alert, jolly

  7. gay, queer, homophile(a)(adj)

    homosexual or arousing homosexual desires

    nonindulgent, colourless, uncheerful, colorless, strict, joyless, bisexual, depressing, cheerless, heterosexual

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. gay

    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.

    clumsy, dull, heavy, inert, ponderous, slow, sluggish, stony, wooden

    aerial, airy, animated, ethereal, fairylike, frolicsome, joyous, light, lively, sprightly


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