Eromenos In ancient Greece, a younger man who is desired and pursued by an older man; a man desired by an erastes  
   
Poof An effeminate man, a male homosexual; a man who acts or speaks in an affected manner
1850
Mary/Mary Ann An effeminate man; a male homosexual
1880
Pretty Boy A foppish or effeminate man; a male homosexual. Also used ironically, a 'tough', a thug
1885
   
Fairy A male homosexual
1895

Fruit a. A dupe, an 'easy mark'
             b. A male homosexual

1895
   
Punk A passive male homosexual, a catamite; a tramp's young companion or 'gunsel'
1904
Nancy An effeminate man or boy; a homosexual
1904
Gunsel A (naive) youth; a tramp's young companion, male lover; a homosexual youth
1914
   
Jessie A cowardly or effeminate man; a male homosexual 1923
Queen A male homosexual, esp. the effeminate partner in a homosexual relationship
1924
Pansy An effeminate man; a male homosexual
1929
Lavender Effeminacy; homosexuality or homosexual tendencies
1929
Tapette A passive male homosexual; an effeminate man or 'pansy'
1930
   
Swish A male homosexual; an effeminate man
1941
   
Erastes In ancient Greece, an older man who desires or pursues a younger man
1380
Sodomite One who commits sodomy, i.e., an unnatural form of sexual intercourse
 
1883
Urnings A homosexual
 
1892
Homosexual A person who has a sexual propensity for his or her own sex; esp. one whose sexual desires are directed wholly or largely towards people of the same sex
1893
Jocker A tramp who is accompanied by a youth who begs for him or acts as his catamite. A male homosexual
1895
Uranist A homosexual
1895
Invert One whose sex instincts are inverted
1896
Freak A homosexual; a gay man or lesbian
 
1903
Cruiser One who cruises in search of a casual sexual partner
 
1914
Faggot A (male) homosexual
1917
Wolf A male homosexual seducer or one who adopts an active role with a partner
 
1929
Homo A colloquial abbreviation of Homosexual
 
1932
Queer A (usually male) homosexual
1935
Trade A prostitute or pick-up used by a homosexual; a homosexual partner; also, such people collectively
1935
Gay Of a person: homosexual. Of a place: frequented by homosexuals
1941
Sister Used by homosexual men to denote a fellow homosexual, esp. one who is a friend rather than a lover; a male homosexual
 

All dates and definitions have been culled from the Oxford English Dictionary. The dates are based on each word's first currently known appearance in writing and therefore do not reflect almost certain prior use of the word in the spoken vernacular.

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