A-gay

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Short for A-list gay.

NounEdit

A-gay (plural A-gays)

  1. (LGBT, slang) An A-list gay; an affluent, well-connected, upwardly mobile gay man or woman.
    • 1998, Armistead Maupin, More Tales of the City [1]
      The A-Gays could talk about whoever was tooting coke in the bathroom.
      The B-Gays, being largely decorative, were not expected to talk.
    • 2003, Justin McGuinness, Footprint Morocco [2]
      The latter is long past its heyday of the 1950s and 1960s, while Marrakech continues to attract wealthy A-gays.
    • 2003, Michael S Piazza, Queeries [3]
      We who suffered the pain of playground exclusion now practice an enforced segregation with an effectiveness that designates certain members of our community as A-gays and marks the rest as inferior.
Last modified on 15 June 2013, at 23:03