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gay

gay

 
pronunciation:
geI
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: gayer, gayest
definition 1: of or in a happy mood; merry.
The peasants celebrated the harvest with gay songs.
synonyms:
festive, lighthearted, lively, merry
antonyms:
grave, sober
similar words:
bright, cheerful, frivolous, happy, jolly, joyful, light, playful, sunny
definition 2: bright or colorful.
The room was decorated with gay flowers.
synonyms:
bright, vivid
similar words:
colorful, loud, showy
derivation: gayness (n.)
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