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gay (GAY) (adjective)
1. Happy and excited: The gay and carefree children were playing in the park.
2. Very bright in color; colorful: Marge and Mike were enjoying the gay colors of the spring flowers during their walk in the nearby woods.
gay (GAY) (adjective)
Characteristic of someone who is attracted to someone else of the same gender: There are those who are striving for gay rights with the same privileges as married heterosexuals.

The use of the term gay with the meaning "happy and excited" has been superseded with another gay expression that refers to those who are "attracted to others of the same sex" instead of people of the opposite sex.

A unit related to: “gay
(Greek > Latin: cheerful, gay, joyful, good spirits)