nongay

adjective
non·​gay | \ ˌnän-ˈgā How to pronounce nongay (audio) \

Definition of nongay

: not homosexual : not gay Soon, gay-related immune deficiency was discovered in nongay people and a new name for this disease had to be found.— Michael Callen

First Known Use of nongay

1974, in the meaning defined above

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“Nongay.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nongay. Accessed 22 January 2020.

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