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three-letter man

Slang definitions & phrases for three-letter man

three-letter man

noun phrase

A homosexual

[1930s+ College students; fr the fact that fag has three letters, and based on the custom of gauging athletic distinction by the number of varsity letters]


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