bayot

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Cebuano[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: ba‧yot
  • IPA(key): /ˈbajot/, [ˈba.jʊt̪]

Noun[edit]

bayot

  1. gay; male homosexual
  2. male-to-female transgender, transvestite or transexual person
  3. (colloquial, familiar, see usage notes) Term of address.
  4. (colloquial, derogatory) coward; weakling

Verb[edit]

bayot

  1. to cruise for gay sex
  2. to prostitute oneself to a homosexual
  3. (often derogatory) to come out as gay

Adjective[edit]

bayot

  1. gay; homosexual
  2. (often derogatory) effeminate
  3. (colloquial, derogatory) cowardly; weak

Usage notes[edit]

  • (term of address): Strictly between gay friends or between a gay man or boy and his female friends. May be offensive if pointed towards masculine gay men, or coming from a straight guy.

Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Cebuano bayot.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: ba‧yot
  • IPA(key): /ˈbajot/, [ˈba.jot]
  • IPA(key): /baˈjot/, [bɐˈjot]

Noun[edit]

bayot or bayót

  1. (sometimes derogatory) gay; male homosexual
    Synonyms: see Thesaurus:bakla

Adjective[edit]

bayót

  1. (sometimes derogatory) gay; homosexual

Further reading[edit]

  • bayot”, in Pambansang Diksiyonaryo | Diksiyonaryo.ph, Manila: Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino, 2018
  • Zorc, R. David; San Miguel, Rachel (1993) Tagalog Slang Dictionary[1], Manila: De La Salle University Press, →ISBN