(functioning as sing) (Brit) an energetic old-time dance
- Gay lib
modifier : gay-lib banners/ a gay lib alliance noun The movement that advocates the rights and protection of homosexual persons: the presence of Gay Lib and advocates for legalization of abortion/ Your reporter needs to open his closet a little wider to find out how great gay lib is [1960s+; modeled on women’s lib]
noun 1. a political and social movement to combat legal and social discrimination against homosexuals.
[gey-lawrd] /ˈgeɪˌlɔrd/ noun 1. a male given name. masc. proper name, also a surname (from early 13c.), also Galliard, from Old French Gaillart, from Proto-Germanic *Gailhard “lofty-hard,” or Old French gaillard “lively, brisk, gay, high-spirited.”
[gey-luh-sak; French gey-ly-sak] /ˌgeɪ ləˈsæk; French geɪ lüˈsæk/ noun 1. Joseph Louis [joh-zuh f loo-ee,, -suh f;; French zhaw-zef lwee] /ˈdʒoʊ zəf ˈlu i,, -səf;; French ʒɔˈzɛf lwi/ (Show IPA), 1778–1850, French chemist and physicist. /ˈɡeɪˈluːsæk; French ɡɛlysak/ noun 1. Joseph Louis (ʒozɛf lwi). 1778–1850, French physicist and chemist: discovered the law named after him […]