Definition of gaylord in US English:

gaylord

noun

British
slang
  • A homosexual man.

Origin

1970s; earliest use found in ‘William Trevor’ (1928–2016), novelist (real name William Trevor Cox). From gay + lord, probably punningly after the family name (and sometimes also personal name) Gaylord (from Old French Gaillard, related to gaillard).

Pronunciation

gaylord

/ˈɡeɪlɔːd/