noun Informal.
a homosexual's purported intuitive or sensing ability to identify other homosexuals. Unabridged
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gaydar (ˈɡeɪdɑː)
informal the supposed ability of a homosexual person to recognize whether another person is homosexual
[C20 from gay + (ra)dar]

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Main Entry:  gaydar
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  an intuition about whether someone is homosexual; a homosexual person's ability to identify other homosexuals through intuition or interpretation of signals
Etymology:  1992; gay + radar
Usage:  slang's 21st Century Lexicon
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gaydar definition

  1. n.
    the remarkable sense that allows someone to spot gay people. (Word play.) : Looks like he picked up somebody on his gaydar.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
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