gay

  核心词汇  
[ɡeɪ]     [ɡeɪ]    
  • n.同性恋(多指男同性恋)
  • adj.快乐的;鲜艳的;放荡的;同性恋的
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gay是什么意思,词典释义与在线翻译:

详尽释义

n.(名词)
  1. <美俚>同性恋者(多指男同性恋)
  2. 盖伊(John,1685-1732,英国诗人及剧作家)
adj.(形容词)
  1. 快乐的,愉快的,轻快的,欢快的,充满乐趣的
  2. 鲜艳的,艳丽的
  3. <美俚>与同性恋者有关的,同性恋的
  4. 放荡的
  5. 不考虑后果的,轻率的
  6. 衣着华丽的,华丽的,花哨的
  7. 爽朗的
  8. 寻欢作乐的
  9. 生机勃勃的
adv.(副词)
  1. <苏格兰>很,相当
v.(动词)
  1. (把…)打扮得绚丽多彩

双解释义

adj.(形容词)
  1. 快乐的,欢快的; 轻松的,愉快的 happy and full of fun; cheerful
  2. [A]轻率的,不假思索的; 放荡的 careless; thoughtless; only concerned with pleasure
  3. 同性恋的 homosexual

行业释义

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gay : 快乐的, 愉 ...
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gay : 快乐的, 愉 ...
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英英释义

Noun:
  1. someone who practices homosexuality; having a sexual attraction to persons of the same sex

Adjective:
  1. bright and pleasant; promoting a feeling of cheer;

    "a cheery hello"
    "a gay sunny room"
    "a sunny smile"

  2. 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"
    "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. given to social pleasures often including dissipation;

    "led a gay Bohemian life"
    "a gay old rogue with an eye for the ladies"

  4. 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"

  5. offering fun and gaiety;

    "a festive (or festal) occasion"
    "gay and exciting night life"
    "a merry evening"

  6. homosexual or arousing homosexual desires

gay的用法和样例:

例句

用作名词 (n.)
  1. They object to the movie's depiction of gay people.
    他们反对这部影片对同性恋者的刻画。
用作形容词 (adj.)
  1. She gave a gay laugh.
    她发出了快活的笑声。
  2. The package was tied with gay ribbons.
    包裹用色彩鲜艳的丝带捆扎好。
  3. They painted the room in gay colours.
    他们用鲜艳的颜色粉刷房间。
  4. I suppose she'd got tired of a gay life and wanted to settle down.
    我想她一定是厌倦了放荡的生活,想要安定下来。
  5. He has always championed the cause of gay rights.
    他一直在为争取同性恋者的权利而斗争。

常见句型

用作形容词 (adj.)
用作定语 ~+ n.
  1. We had a gay holiday.
    我们度过了一个快乐的假期。
  2. The streets were crammed with gay, laughing crowd.
    街上挤满了欢乐嬉笑的人群。
  3. The dinner party was certainly a gay one.
    宴会肯定是欢快的宴会。
  4. What a gay new hat!
    多么鲜艳的新帽子啊!
  5. I don't know he was a gay person.
    我不知道他是同性恋者。
  6. Don't lead a gay life.
    不要过放荡的生活。
用作表语 S+be+~
  1. The children were gay and cheerful.
    孩子们都很高兴。
  2. The purple silks is gay.
    这件紫色绸衣的颜色很鲜艳。
S+be+~+ prep .-phrase
  1. We were all gay at the thought of the coming holidays.
    想到节日的来临我们大家都很高兴。
  2. The dress is too gay for me.
    这件衣服我穿着太华丽了。
  3. The city was gay with all colors of banners.
    城市里到处飘扬着彩旗,五彩缤纷。

常用短语

用作形容词 (adj.)
gay dog
  1. 爱好社交活动的人 a man who like social activities

    She likes to stay at home, but her husband is a bit of a gay dog. 她喜欢呆在家里,但她的丈夫是个有点爱好社交生活的人。

gay Lothario
  1. 放荡的人; 色鬼 a man who is only concerned with pleasure

    Is this that haughty, gallant, gay Lothario? 这就是那个傲慢而胆大的色鬼吗?

词汇搭配

用作形容词 (adj.)
~+名词 动词+~

经典引文

  • The music was gay but the words were sad.

    出自:J. Rhys
  • This event lifted my spirits and I became quite gay.

    出自:M. Moorcock
  • The charming effect of houses gayed up with these flower-filled boxes.

    出自:News Chronicle

gay的详细讲解:

词语用法

adj.(形容词)
  1. gay的基本意思是“快乐的,欢快的; 轻松的,愉快的”“轻率的,不假思索的”,指彻底的无忧无虑,纯粹的兴高采烈或真正的精力充沛。
  2. gay也可表示“(色彩)鲜艳,怡人,装饰华丽”。
  3. gay作“快乐的”解时,在句中用作定语或表语,作“轻率的”解时只用作定语。
  4. gay的比较级是gayer,最高级是gayest。
  5. 作“同性恋的,放荡的”解时, gay无比较级和最高级。
  6. gay有时也可以用作名词,意思是“同性恋者”。例如:Many gays were worried about the new systems.许多同性恋者对新制度很担忧。

词义辨析

adj.(形容词)
gay, glad
这两个词的共同意思是“愉快的”。其区别在于:gay含有“轻松愉快,无忧无虑”和“活泼”等意味; 而glad指一时的、强烈的喜乐而言。例如:
The street looks gay with bright flags and coloured lights.街上旗帜鲜艳,彩灯缤纷,显出一派欢乐景象。
I am glad to see you.见到你我很高兴。

常见错误

adj.(形容词)
  1. 我们心情舒畅。

    We were gay moody.

    We were in a gay mood.

    “心情舒畅”英语中表示为in a gay mood。

词源解说

  • ☆ 14世纪晚期进入英语,直接源自古法语的gai,意为快愉的。

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gay : (男子)同性 ...
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gay : 欢乐的,愉 ...
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