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    "gay"

    I'm a student attending junior college in the states. I've learned a few slangs/new phrases every now and then. One classmate made a comment regarding an reading assingment,

    "That's just "gay"."

    I know gay in its usual term, but exactly what did he mean? thanks in advance

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    Re: "gay"

    He's means it's rubbish or annoying etc.

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    Re: "gay"

    That's right. But other shades of meaning for North Americans include: naive, puerile, cliché, soft, overly feminine, overly emotional, pathetic, etc.

    On the other hand, the word has many positive meanings as well.

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    Re: "gay"

    It could also simply mean "uncool."

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