any kindly, sweet old woman who will happily boost your self-esteem and write you letters and love you. tends to know lots of neat old songs and obscure, off-color jokes. generally much cooler and less scary than one's actual mother.
be nice to your grandmother- or you'll wind up in hell.
one who is interested in bisexuality as a potential life style or self-ID. one who wishes to explore their capacity for a bisexual or same-sex relationship.
maria had been married and dated men, but after meeting denise she became more bi-curious.
to be a gay, lesbian, bi or queer person who hides their true sexual orientation from the public and those around them. often for fear of persecution, rejection, others' reactions, but not always for negative reasons. some would just as soon not come out or see no reason to.
jerry's gay, but he stays closeted to avoid losing his teaching job.
one who loves to the point of adoration, scholorship, and immersion german language, art, music, mannerisms, history, politics, people, architecture, film, food, cars, kitsch, costume, herritage, folk culture, literature, philosophy, mythology, craftmanship.....
my dad was a germanophile. he kept a copy of Der Struwwelpeter around the house in hopes that i'd read it, studied german grammer for hours every night, and always wanted to visit someday.
an individual who is socially outcaste from the mainstream, or one who feels as though he is.
a peerless, shunned, or lonely human being.
i felt like a total pariah in junior high... i didn't really fit in anywhere.
old timey black-american slang meaning hip, cool. used alot by cab calloway as in "are you hep to the jive?". i have that CD, by the way.
a friendship, often between members of the same sex, which is tender, caring, affectionate and resonant, but which generally does not involve sex or sexual contact.
romantic friendships between women were both common and socially accepted in the Victorian era.