gay marry

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Back-formation from gay marriage.

VerbEdit

gay marry (third-person singular simple present gay marries, present participle gay marrying, simple past and past participle gay married)

  1. (transitive, nonstandard) to marry (a person of the same sex)
  2. (transitive, nonstandard) to unite in a gay marriage
  3. (intransitive, nonstandard) to marry a person of the same sex
    • 2004, Greg Wharton, Ian Philips, I Do/I Don't: Queers on Marriage, p. 219
      First, sex doesn't hover cutely over the ceremony, because everyone assumes gay-marrying types are the least-sexual gay people.
Last modified on 20 June 2013, at 13:18