gaydar

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gay·dar

(gā′där)
n. Slang
The supposed ability to discern whether a person is gay or lesbian.

[Blend of gay and radar.]

gaydar

(ˈɡeɪdɑː)
n
informal the supposed ability of a homosexual person to recognize whether another person is homosexual
[C20 from gay + (ra)dar]

gay•dar

(ˈgeɪ dɑr)

n.
Slang. the ability of a homosexual to recognize that another person is homosexual.
[1980–85;b. gay and radar]
Translations
gaydar

gaydar

[ˈgeɪdɑːr] nsixième sens m (pour repérer les homosexuels)
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I consider myself to have quite a finely tuned gay-dar - and I was rubbish
In retrospect, the hulking leather biker's jacket, accessorised with pearls, should have sparked a blip on my gay-dar, particularly when he matched it with cowboy boots.
Even the homeless man had enough gay-dar to know I wasn't heterosexual.
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