Gaylord definition

gālôrd
Used as a disparaging term for a foolish or inept man or boy.
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Used as a disparaging term for a gay man.
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An American surname​.
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A male given name, transferred from the surname.
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Origin of gaylord

  • Probably from the name Gaylord taken to be a compound of gay lord

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Derived from the Old French surname Gaillard, brought to England by the Normans. Shaped by folk etymology like gay (“joyful”) + lord.

    From Wiktionary