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openly gay

This page is about the collocation openly gay

collocation pattern: adverb + adjective

Meaning

If you're openly gay, you don't hide your homosexuality.

For example

  • My brother has been openly gay since he was a teenager.

  • Many fashion designers are openly gay, but there aren't many openly-gay footballers yet.

Quick Quiz

If your friend is openly gay, he

a. lets people know he's gay

b. doesn't hide homosexuals

c. doesn't dislike gay people

Contributor: Matt Errey