gay marry

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See also: gay-marry


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Back-formation from gay marriage.


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).
    • 2009, anonymous author, Missed Connection with Every Lesbian Girl I've Ever Swooned Over - m4w[1]:
      Heartache schmartache, I don't want to gay-marry you, oh sizzling Sapphite.
  2. (intransitive) To marry a person of the same sex.
    • 2004, Greg Wharton, Ian Philips, I Do/I Don't: Queers on Marriage[2], page 219:
      First, sex doesn't hover cutely over the ceremony, because everyone assumes gay-marrying types are the least-sexual gay people.
  3. (transitive) To unite in a gay marriage; to unite in marriage to someone of the same sex.