: the supposed ability to recognize through observation or intuition that a person is gay
Examples of gaydar in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebMy gaydar even doesn’t work that well in the present, let alone retroactively.
Fox News, 17 June 2019 The authors were then ready to pit their prediction model against humans in what would become a notorious gaydar competition.
Heather Murphy, New York Times, 9 Oct. 2017
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