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Gay slang dictionary

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AIDS Terrorist
Someone who is HIV+ and who knowingly engages in unsafe sex

In Singapore, AJ stands for gay

B & D
Bondage and discipline A milder form of S&M that involves one partner being at least constrained

Baby Dyke
A young or inexperienced lesbian, particularly of high school or college age

Ball kids
An underground dance movement started by gay youth.

The practice of having anal sex without using a condom As in skin-to-skin sex or raw sex

A man's crotch

An extremely hairy man

The significate other half of a person of the opposite sex who is gay, a beard is used to make the world think the gay partner is straight. Sometimes the beard knows they are a beard sometime they are being decieved.

Buffed men

Black-eyed peas
Asion term for blacks who only like blacks.

Gay, referring mostly to males

Bog Queen
A gay man who frequents public toilets for sex

Bone Smuggler
A American word for drag Queen

The passive or submissive partner in anal intercourse

A derogatory term for heterosexuals, especially for those who glorify childbearing

A Chicken that is passed it (been out on the scene to long)

Some on who is into deficatation

Bull Dyke
Frightening ominous lesbian.

An extremely butch lesbian

Bungie Boy
Straight-acting, but gay or bi-boy

Bunker Shy
A young man who fears being forced into homosexual sex Derivation from a 19th century prison term


Carpet Muncher
Some one who eats pussy

Anyone who is under the legal age of consent Young gays & lesbians

Chicken Hawk
Someone who is attracted to under-age partners

Chubby Chaser
A slim person who is attracted to guys of a broad or heavy build

Refers to one's chosen family

Circle Jerk
Group masturbation or jerking off

Exclusively homosexual

The standardised gay male look In the 70's the look included a moustache, muscle shirt/flannel shirt and Levi's The late 80's - 90's included short hair, long sideburns, white tee-shirt, shorts/jeans and Doc boots with grey socks

Closet Case
Someone who won't come out.

Closet, The
Not revealing one's sexual orientation to the general population

Commitment Ceremony
A public affirmation of your commitment and union Often has roots within pagan ceremonies

Public toilet Not used much today except by older men

Dressing in clothing that is traditionally assigned to the opposite gender

Crossing The Line
Ceremony to celebrate crossing the equator. The firstimers would be abused greatly rather homo-erotic

Muff Diving

Cunt Sucker
A derogatory term for a lesbian


The term 'Daddy' in the U.S.A. is a person who generally 'tops' or who earns a great deal more money then the younger, if not employed, 'bottom'

Having sex with strangers in a public place. "Observers are encouraged, thus making dogging a form of exhibitionism" (Wikipedia)

Dressed in a way usually identified with the opposite sex

Drag King
A woman dressed like a man

A synonym for gay, particularly when used as a term of endearment.

Dutch Boy
Men, gay or straight, who like to hang with a dyke

A lesbian The term derives from the nineteenth-century slang word dike, which referred to male clothing, and when it was first used to refer to women, it carried a derogatory connotation of masculine appearance or behaviour

Dyke Bite
Refers to a straight woman using lesbianism as a feminist argument or a way or insulting men

Dyke Dog
Refers to a male, straight or otherwise, who enjoys the company of lesbian women to a straight woman using lesbianism as a feminist argument or a way or insulting men

Giving people small electric shocks, this can be done on the skin or from inserting devises inside you. See

To come over the face

Fag Bangle
A gay man who is a just a fashion accessory to a straight women i.e. like the gay men in 'Sex in the City' they are an extension of the straight woman's ward robe

Fag Hag
A (usually straight) woman who socialises extensively with gay men. Fag-hags and hag-fags have special bonds, like fancying same blokes

Straight male, who is married or has a girlfriend AND Gay best friends. Straight male who frequents gay bars/clubs to hang out with Gay friends. Some say "it's not cheating" on their spouses/girlfriends. It's "a night out with the bquot;

Derived - Way back when churchmen were burning suspected witches (possible lesbians also) at the stake. they stacked the fires with small bundles of branches tied together called "faggots" ... occasionally anyone suspected of homosexuality was (Unfortunately) tossed on, to entertain the crowds hence the term

Faggot (also Fag)
A male homosexual Like dyke, this term was originally used as an epithet, but has been adopted by many of the people to whom it refers There is no general agreement about the origin of the term

A male homosexual, especially one who acts or dresses in an effeminate manner This was a common derogatory term for homosexuals during much of the twentieth century Like dyke and faggot, gay people have reclaimed it

Fairy Lady
Term used in the mid-1900's for a lesbian bottom

Meaning being part of the lesbian and gay community As in, "He's a member of the family, He's gay"

A Yiddish term for gay that is derived from the word bird is another possible root for the term "fag." This is especially possible in the United States. The terms "faggot" and "fag" referring to a "bundle of sticks" were rarely used in historical American English. Furthermore, American English has incorporated many Yiddish terms (and pronunciations) into its lexicon. "Feigele" is pronounced "veyg-uh-luh," and as in most Germanic pronunciations, the "v" sound is commonly softened to an "f." In the northeast US, "fag" is pronounced more like, "feyg."

Fem Fatale
A queeny queen

A lesbian or gay man who acts and dresses effeminately

To insert part or all of one's hand into the anus or vagina of a sex partner

Very outwardly gay male who displays stereotypical gay behaviors Likes it in the poop shooter: Has a particular affinity for anal sex

Someone who would help another to arousal for a third party (Porn Film, photographer, sex party etc)

Term used by lesbians Meaning a woman is turned on In gay male leather circles, this meant term is meant for someone who isn't into the dress code Derives from the description of someone who wears bulky or "fluffy" sweaters A putdown from a leather man might be: "You look awfully fluffy tonight"
Also can be used as a Derogatory term for a Bear as in "He thinks he's so butch but he's really just a Fluffy"

French Embassy
Any location, especially a gym or Y, where gay sex is readily available

Friend of Dorothy's
Referred to as being gay This term has roots from Judy Garland, whose musical ability and tragic life story were so popular with gay audiences and of course from, "The Wizard of Oz", the classic musical

Sex between two women, often involving one rubbing the genitals of the other with her fingers; probably derived from friction

Front Marriage
A marriage between a lesbian and gay man in order to "pass" at work and/or with family

Fruit Flies
Another term for Fag Hags Heterosexual women who socialise extensively with gay men

A gay male with feminine characteristics and/or behaviors

Derrogatory term for pussy used by straight people to describe lesbians. (e.g. She eats furburgers.)

Term for straight guy getting fucked by gay guy while under influence of alcohol.

Derived - Homosexual In the seventeenth century, gay expanded from its earlier meaning of cheerful and came also to refer to men with a reputation for being playboys

Gay Damage
Term used when a straight guy has a gay encounter, and is finding it difficult to accept.

Gay Poison
Term used when a straight guy has a gay encounter, and is intoxicated to partake in it again.

Gay Wannabe
Straight guy secretly wanna be gay

The uncanny sensory perception that lesbians and gays have of detecting other gay people in their midst

Term for straight guy that turns gay under influence of drink.

Glory Hole
A hole carved in the partition between stalls in a men's room, and used for sexual liaisons

Golden rivet
The non existent rivet, which first trippers are sent to find. Supposedly in the bowls of the ship. Whilst looking, they would be raped

Golden Shower
The act of urinating on a partner

Government-Inspected Meat
A gay man in the armed forces

Bi-sexual male/Female because they want both

To engage in anal intercourse In its more common usage as an adjective, the term refers to a preference for anal sex

Gay urban professionals, or gay yuppies

Derived - A lesbian Kurt Hiller suggested this term in 1946 (and androtrope for a gay male), because of what he considered the negative connotations of "homosexual" Neither term caught on

Hag Fag
The male who hangs around with his fag-hag is a hag-fag. Fag-hags and hag-fags have special bonds, like fancying same blokes

Usually made of leather, this device is strapped over the hips and crotch (over the thigh for a thigh harness), to hold a dildo in place for sexual penetration


Irrational fear of gay people and of homosexuality George Weinberg, author of Society and the Healthy Homosexual, coined this word in the early 1970's It filled a need for a gay people at that time because, in one word, it eloquently conveyed the idea that it was gay-bashers, not gays themselves, who had a problem

Attracted physically to people of the same sex

A woman's genitals

Hula Hoop
Your bottom entrance

A homosexual Paragraph 175 of the German Penal Code of 1871 outlawed homosexual practices; thus a 175er in Germany was someone violating this paragraph

Well-endowed; having a large penis The term can also be used more generally: "He was hung like a mouse" means "he has a small penis"

In the Life
A commonly used term for a gay man/woman within the black community

Intermediate Sex
Homosexual The term was used by Edward Carpenter and others around the turn of the century, but soon fell into disfavour

1940s slang term for a lesbian comfortable with either a passive or aggressive partner

Kinsey Six
A person who is completely homosexual, as opposed to one with some bisexual inclinations


India Word: Among gay circles KOTHI-means a bottom, in Telugu language Kothi is the monkey

A brand of water-soluble lubricant often used for sex

Lace Curtains
Refers to the foreskin

Laddie or Lassie
A term used to identify children with gay parents The term began with a negative connotation assuming that the child would also be gay or lesbian It has been reclaimed as an affectionate term and a way of children being able to 'code' or identify each other in public

Lavender Law
Legal issues, practice and study pertaining to the gay and lesbian community

Another word for Lesbian

A gay woman The ancient Greek poet Sappho lived on the island of Lesbos As Sappho became known for her poems celebrating love between women, the term lesbian changed its primary meaning from "one who lives on Lesbos" to "a woman like Sappho and her followers"

The male equivalent of a fag-hag

An adult bookstore

A gay man Term used in the early 1900's

Light-blue boy
Russian for gay male

Lilies of the Valley

Lipstick Lesbian
An effeminate lesbian

Lollipop Stop
A highway rest stop used by gay men for cruising

Lesbian urban professionals, or lesbian yuppies

Make a Milk Run
To cruise a men's room

Malboro Man
Derives from the characteristic of a bonified smoker (i.e. someone who always has a cigarette AKA Flaming Fag in their MOUTH). This term usually refers to a butch man who has a love for giving oral sex as the malboro man was a cowboy and some what of a rough stud

This Spanish word for butterfly has come to also refer to a male homosexual

One of many women's names used in exchange for gay men's names Also a standard camp name used by gay men to refer to each other

Mashed potato
Asia term for white boys who only like white boys.

Meat Rack
A gay male cruising area

Member of the Union
Gay or lesbian person

Someone whose habits and grooming are similar to "those considered typical of a fashionable, urban, homosexual man" (OED)

Miss Thing
Used in place of names of other gay guys, especially in the 1980's.

The French Canadian term for a gay man. Means a physically or emotionally weak person, mostly a man, and that its only applied to gay men in a pejorative fashion

Muff Diving

An effeminate man (nancy boy)

Napkin Ring
A cock ring

Very effeminate or silly

A gay man or female that has onlyh just come'out'

The non-birth parent of a child Where one of the partners is the biological parent by a previous relationship or alternative means and the other is not

A trick; a casual sex partner

One-Eyed Cyclops
(French) The head of the penis

Opera Queen
A devoted gay fan of the opera or divas

Oreo Sex
Sex between two black men and a white man

A skinny man who is into bears

Open about one's sexual orientation to the general population

An effeminate gay man, usually used derogatorily The term has been in use at least since the 1920's

India Word: Among gay circles Panthi-means a top, in Telugu language is the person who makes it play with the strings that he holds

Pillow Queen
Someone who,likes to recieve sex but not give.

Pin Prick
When a person who has AIDS uses a needle to transfer the virus to unsuspecting people in a night club

Pole Dancer
Very vuloptuous and flexible gay males, usually of a hispanic decent. Know for very sexually charged dance moves that include many forms of giration or ginding into other dancer's crotches. They tend to be twink & bottoms

Polygamous open to or preferring to have two or more partners at once

A gay man. This word generally derogatory, is common in Australia and England Sometimes also poofter

A gay man

Potato Queen
Asian guy with a preference for white guys

Princeton Rub
Intercourse between two men in which one's penis rubs between the other's thigh, or between the two men's abdomens

A gay man that has never had sex with a woman.

An effeminate gay man Gay men who aspire to royalty will be disappointed to learn that this usage of the word queen is only a distant relative of the queen who sits on a throne It is linguistically closer to queen - a disparaging word for an unpleasant or promiscuous woman, dating to the sixteenth century

Homosexual, usually meaning reference to men Originally meaning "odd", the term seems to have taken on this meaning early in the twentieth century

As in "She's going to the ranch" A way of saying someone is going crazy Stems from the Anita Bryant ranch style "homosexual healing centres"

Rent Boy
A young man selling is body to another person and is younger then 18 years old

Rice Queen
A white guy with a predilection for Asian guys

To lick or suck the anus of a sex partner

S & M
Sadism and masochism S & M enthusiasts derive part of their pleasure from inflicting pain or humiliation (the sadist) or having pain inflicted upon them (the masochist) - but always within defined and mutually agreed limits

Lesbian love; derived from Sappho, the lesbian poet of ancient Greece

Sappho Daddy-O
A heterosexual man who socialises extensively with lesbians

Some on who is into deficatation

Anyone whom you are interested in, but is of the wrong sexual orientation Thus you can "Sit back and enjoy the scenery"

A butch lesbian A mid 1900's term

A detestable person.


Significant Other
A partner in a serious relationship In the early 1970s, unhappy with terms such as lover, girlfriend, and boyfriend for describing same-sex partners, some gay men and lesbians began using the term "Significant Other"

Size Queen
A gay man who is especially interested in partners with large penises

Snow Queen
A black man who only dates white men

Spitting the cum back into the mouth of the person who ejaculated it.

Soft Butch
A butch lesbian with a soft side and gentle demeanour

Informal or = speedometer the Webster presents speed ball as a mixture of narcotics What kind of clothing are gays into then?

Splash Party
Group jerk offs sessions

Matted hair

Steam Queen
Maritime Derogatory term, Old homosexual man

Sticky Rice
Asian guy with a preference for other Asian guys

Strap on sex
Sexual acts carried out by a woman by the use of a dildo that straps on to her waist

Female who is lesbian who acts and dresses like a dude

Sugar Daddy
An older man who financially supports a younger partner

You know, those people who don't know they are gay yet

The French Canadian expression to describe a gay guy. Although it also have some pejorative connotations, it has in some ways been reclaimed by gay guys and will sometimes be heard to describe a queen

When a guy dips his package on the head of someone

A public lavatory that is often cruised by gay men

Tennis Player
Often used to refer to gay people, especially lesbians. As most female tennis players tend be have toned bodies, and a lot of lesbians like to play tennis (or sports in general) its become somewhat of an underground stereotype for a closeted lesbian. Conversely it also refers to males who are speculated of being closeted themselves, as gay men tend to find tennis players attractive

Theatre Queen
A devoted fan of the theatre especially musical theatre

Throwing shade
Giving someone a nasty look (af am term) oftern from a straight man being eyed up by a gay man.

The active partner in anal intercourse

Tossed Salad
Anilingus and rimming

Term used for random shags

Lesbianism; sometimes used specifically to describe sexual activity in which one women rubs another's pudenda with her thigh or with a dildo The term originated with ancient Greeks

A man in a cruising area that won't take no for an answer

Trunction Muncher
Cock sucker


A dance move in vougeing (see vougeing)

An attractive, boyish man


A gay man

Derived - A homosexual male Karl Heinrich Ulrichs introduced this term in 1864 as part of his theory of homosexuality Ulrichs, who was himself homosexual, was attempting to explain homosexuality in a positive light

Vanilla Sex
Relatively conventional forms of sexual activity, usually contrast to S&M sex

Underground dance form started by gay youth, made mainstream by madonna.

Which basically means the same thing as yester gay eccept its a gay man who turns straight.

Water sports
The act or urinating on your partner

Wolly Woofter
A mildly derogatory term for a homosexual man (rhyming slang)

1.The act of transmitting or receiving adult content over wireless devices.
2.Surfing for adult images or videos on a wireless device

Someone who's into urine

Yestergay (n)
Someone who has 'went from gay to straight' magically