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English definition of “not be the marrying kind”

not be the marrying kind

humorous
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.Marital status
(Definition of not be the marrying kind from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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