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gaydar

[gey-dahr] /ˈgeɪ dɑr/
noun, Informal.
1.
a homosexual's purported intuitive or sensing ability to identify other homosexuals.
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British Dictionary definitions for gaydar

gaydar

/ˈɡeɪdɑː/
noun
1.
(informal) the supposed ability of a homosexual person to recognize whether another person is homosexual
Word Origin
C20 from gay + (ra)dar
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Contemporary definitions for gaydar
noun

an intuition about whether someone is homosexual; a homosexual person's ability to identify other homosexuals through intuition or interpretation of signals

Word Origin

1992; gay + radar

Usage Note

slang

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Slang definitions & phrases for gaydar

gaydar

noun

An internal detector of gay people; a sense of whether someone is gay or not: gaydar on high alert in Provincetown


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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