chiefly Scotland
: very, quite

Word History

Etymology

alteration of gay, adverb

First Known Use

1796, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of gey was in 1796

Dictionary Entries Near gey

Cite this Entry

“Gey.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gey. Accessed 5 Mar. 2024.

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