1. (also gadge, gadgee, gadgie, gage) any male, incl. a husband .
|Vocabulum 35: gage Man; fellow. ‘Deck the gage,’ see the man.|
|Other Half 214: My dark companion tried her best to persuade me to take a partnership with her in her swag basket as she said she wanted a gadgie.|
|Auf Wiedersehen Pet Two 232: We’ll just have to tell ’em we’re ordinary gadgies.|
|Trainspotting 12: Thailand whair the women know how tae treat a gadge.|
|Glue 45: Aye, aye, the Alec gadge goes, aw sort ay frosty.|
|Raiders 250: The fella Geordie Keith chose to work with was a gadgee called Biff.|
|Ten Storey Love Song 79: The gadge pigeon pushing his neck out fatter and fatter.|
|Gutted 167: There was a nice-looking little drinker over the road, gas lamps hanging alongside the Younger’s Tartan Special gadgie.|
|(con. 1980s) Skagboys 7: Ma dad’s a big, broad-shoodird sort ay gadge.|
|Dead Man’s Trousers 61: Ross comes down the stairs, with Ben following. — Here’s the gadges! Simon announces.|
2. (gay) a male prostitute’s client.
|Maledicta IX 144: They try to catch the eye of some gadgy and call it (state the price, otherwise come to an arrangement) without tipping themselves to an undercover policeman [Ibid.] 13: He’s a wiry, busy-eyed wee gadgie.|