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Slang

13 Gay & Lesbian Slang Words

Slang is a kind of language consisting of very informal words and phrases. Slang is more common in speech than in writing. Slang words are often used in a particular context or by a particular group of people.

Slang

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a man who takes the passive role in gay or homosexual sex

bull dyke American and Australian English Offensive

a lesbian (see note below) who is very manly in appearance and behaviour

fruit American English Offensive

an offensive, derogatory word for a gay man, or a male homosexual

hustler (1) American and Australian English

a person, usually male, who has sex for money

lez | lezzy | lezzo Offensive

lesbian, gay woman

out (2)

to be openly gay

poof | poofter Offensive

an offensive, derogatory word meaning a gay man

queen

an effeminate gay man

queeny

effeminate

queer Offensive

homosexual, gay

straight

heterosexual, not gay

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a man who takes the active role in gay or homosexual sex

twink

a young man with boyish good looks

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