Word:

Gay

Pronunciation:
a.1.
1.Excited with merriment; manifesting sportiveness or delight; inspiring delight; livery; merry.
Belinda smiled, and all the world was gay.
- Pope.
Gay hope is theirs by fancy fed.
- Gray.
2.Brilliant in colors; splendid; fine; richly dressed.
Why is my neighbor's wife so gay?
- Chaucer.
3.Loose; dissipated; lewd.
n.1.An ornament
Noun1.gay - someone who practices homosexuality; having a sexual attraction to persons of the same sex
Synonyms: homo, homosexual
Adj.1.gay - bright and pleasant; promoting a feeling of cheer; "a cheery hello"; "a gay sunny room"; "a sunny smile"
Synonyms: cheery, sunny
2.gay - full of or showing high-spirited merriment; "when hearts were young and gay"; "a poet could not but be gay, in such a jocund company"- Wordsworth; "the jolly crowd at the reunion"; "jolly old Saint Nick"; "a jovial old gentleman"; "have a merry Christmas"; "peals of merry laughter"; "a mirthful laugh"
3.gay - given to social pleasures often including dissipation; "led a gay Bohemian life"; "a gay old rogue with an eye for the ladies"
4.gay - brightly colored and showy; "girls decked out in brave new dresses"; "brave banners flying"; "`braw' is a Scottish word"; "a dress a bit too gay for her years"; "birds with gay plumage"
Synonyms: braw, brave
5.gay - offering fun and gaiety; "a gala ball after the inauguration"; "a festive (or festal) occasion"; "gay and exciting night life"; "a merry evening"
Synonyms: festal, festive, gala, merry
6.gay - homosexual or arousing homosexual desires
Synonyms: homophile, queer
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