[noun] someone who practices homosexuality; having a sexual attraction to persons of the same sex Synonyms: homosexual, homo
[adjective] bright and pleasant; promoting a feeling of cheer; "a cheery hello"; "a gay sunny room"; "a sunny smile" Synonyms: cheery, sunny
[adjective] 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" Synonyms: jocund, jolly, jovial, merry, mirthful
[adjective] given to social pleasures often including dissipation; "led a gay Bohemian life"; "a gay old rogue with an eye for the ladies"
[adjective] 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: brave, braw
[adjective] offering fun and gaiety; "a gala ball after the inauguration"; "a festive (or festal) occasion"; "gay and exciting night life"; "a merry evening" Synonyms: gala, festal, festive, merry
[adjective] homosexual or arousing homosexual desires Synonyms: queer, homophile