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Meaning & Definition of Guy in English

English

Guy

/gaɪ/

noun

1. An informal term for a youth or man

  • "A nice guy"
  • "The guy's only doing it for some doll"
    synonym:
  • guy
  • ,
  • cat
  • ,
  • hombre
  • ,
  • bozo

2. An effigy of guy fawkes that is burned on a bonfire on guy fawkes day

    synonym:
  • Guy

3. A cable, wire, or rope that is used to brace something (especially a tent)

    synonym:
  • guy
  • ,
  • guy cable
  • ,
  • guy wire
  • ,
  • guy rope

verb

1. Subject to laughter or ridicule

  • "The satirists ridiculed the plans for a new opera house"
  • "The students poked fun at the inexperienced teacher"
  • "His former students roasted the professor at his 60th birthday"
    synonym:
  • ridicule
  • ,
  • roast
  • ,
  • guy
  • ,
  • blackguard
  • ,
  • laugh at
  • ,
  • jest at
  • ,
  • rib
  • ,
  • make fun
  • ,
  • poke fun

2. Steady or support with a guy wire or cable

  • "The italians guyed the tower of pisa to prevent it from collapsing"
    synonym:
  • guy

Examples of using

She fell in love with a gay guy from the gym.
Tom was a bad guy.
He was trying to find the guy who hit him on the head.