Lexicon Update: Gaysted

Scene: a smoky bar, San Francisco (Mission), late

Two guys, mid 20-s, drunk, pool sticks in hand. Guy 1 rubs the shoulder of Guy 2, both laugh, then guy 1 twists the nipple, through the shirt promoting an indie rock band, of Guy 2.

Guy 2: Dude, you’re gaysted.


Function: adjective

Etymology: heterosexual male hipster communities, United States, 2008-9. See “gay panic.” See “Apatow, Judd.”

1 a: while drunk, one male affectionately touches another male. Feelings of affection and confusion merge though the boozy haze. Characterized by an unquenchable drunken appetite. (Slang).



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