- 快乐的,欢快的; 轻松的,愉快的 happy and full of fun; cheerful
- [A]轻率的,不假思索的; 放荡的 careless; thoughtless; only concerned with pleasure
- 同性恋的 homosexual
someone who practices homosexuality; having a sexual attraction to persons of the same sex
bright and pleasant; promoting a feeling of cheer;
"a cheery hello"
"a gay sunny room"
"a sunny smile"
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"
given to social pleasures often including dissipation;
"led a gay Bohemian life"
"a gay old rogue with an eye for the ladies"
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"
offering fun and gaiety;
"a festive (or festal) occasion"
"gay and exciting night life"
"a merry evening"
homosexual or arousing homosexual desires
- They object to the movie's depiction of gay people.
- She gave a gay laugh.
- The package was tied with gay ribbons.
- They painted the room in gay colours.
- I suppose she'd got tired of a gay life and wanted to settle down.
- He has always championed the cause of gay rights.
- We had a gay holiday.
- The streets were crammed with gay, laughing crowd.
- The dinner party was certainly a gay one.
- What a gay new hat!
- I don't know he was a gay person.
- Don't lead a gay life.
- The children were gay and cheerful.
- The purple silks is gay.
- We were all gay at the thought of the coming holidays.
- The dress is too gay for me.
- The city was gay with all colors of banners.
- gay dog
爱好社交活动的人 a man who like social activities
- gay Lothario
放荡的人; 色鬼 a man who is only concerned with pleasure
- gay appearance 快乐的样子
- gay bar 同性恋者喜欢去的酒吧
- gay beach 欢快的海滨
- gay community 同性恋团体
- gay crowd 欢乐的人群
- gay flags 鲜艳的彩旗
- gay holiday 快乐的假期
- gay life 放荡的生活
- gay person 无忧无虑的人,同性恋者
- go gay 过放荡生活
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。
- 作“同性恋的,放荡的”解时, gay无比较级和最高级。
- 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。
误 We were gay moody.
正 We were in a gay mood.
析 “心情舒畅”英语中表示为in a gay mood。
- ☆ 14世纪晚期进入英语，直接源自古法语的gai，意为愉快的。