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gayola

adjective

Homosexual; gay: There have to be some fulfilling alternatives to the gayola fun fair

noun

Bribery, blackmail, and extortion paid by homosexuals and homosexual businesses, esp to police: for blackmail and for shakedowns by real or phony cops, a practice known as ''gayola''/ Homosexual bars pay ''gayola'' to crime syndicates and to law enforcement agencies

[1950s+; noun sense modeled on payola]

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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