nongay

adjective

non·​gay ˌnän-ˈgā How to pronounce nongay (audio)
: not gay : not of, relating to, or characterized by sexual or romantic attraction to people of one's same sex
… gay and nongay fathers were found to be more similar than different with regard to parenting styles and attitudes toward fathering.J. J. Bigner and R. B. Jacobsen

Word History

First Known Use

1970, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of nongay was in 1970

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“Nongay.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nongay. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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