Meaning of “not be the marrying kind” in the English Dictionary

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"not be the marrying kind" in British English

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not be the marrying kind


If a man is not the marrying kind, he does not want to be married. People sometimes use this phrase to mean that the man is gay.

(Definition of “not be the marrying kind” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)