- Used as a disparaging term for a gay man.
- Used as a disparaging term for a foolish or inept man or boy.
Origin of gaylordProbably from the name Gaylord, taken to be a compound of gay and lord.
- An American surname.
- A male given name, transferred from the surname.
- The given name had some vogue in the 20th century, but has rarely been given after the 1960s because of the modern meaning of gay.