adverb Etymology: alteration of gay, adverb Date: 1796 chiefly Scottish very, quite

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  • Gey — is a surname, and may refer to:*George Otto Gey, American scientist *Konstantin Gey, Soviet revolutionary and politician *Steven Gey, Florida State University law professoree also*Gey Gel State Reserve, a nature reserve in Azerbajian *Gay… …   Wikipedia

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  • Gey — Le nom est surtout porté dans la Saône et Loire et la région lyonnaise. On le rencontre aussi sous la forme Gex (73, 69). Il peut s agir d un nom de personne correspondant au latin Caius, Gaius, mais c est aussi un toponyme rencontré notamment… …   Noms de famille

  • gey — a Scottish variant of GAY (Cf. gay), sometimes used 18c. 19c. with a sense of “considerable, pretty much, considerably.” Cf. gray/grey …   Etymology dictionary

  • gey — [gā] adj. [var. of GAY] Scot. considerable adv. Scot. very …   English World dictionary

  • gey — bo·gey·man; boo·gey·man; gey·an; gey·lies; gey·ly; gey·ser·ine; gey·ser·ite; po·gey; bo·gey; ca·gey; gey; gey·ser; ca·gey·ness; gey·ser·al; gey·ser·ic; gey·sir; lam·mer·gey·er; …   English syllables

  • gey — I. ˈgəi adjective Etymology: alteration of gay (I) chiefly Scotland, of quantity and number : considerable, fair waited a gey while in the cold II …   Useful english dictionary

  • Gey — Very or exceptional. “It gets gey warm in here” …   Scottish slang

  • gey — [gʌɪ] adverb Scottish very; considerably: he was gey fond of you. Origin C18: var. of gay …   English new terms dictionary

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