Pronunciation: gīd
n.1.A rope, chain, or rod attached to anything to steady it; as: a rope to steady or guide an object which is being hoisted or lowered; a rope which holds in place the end of a boom, spar, or yard in a ship; a chain or wire rope connecting a suspension bridge with the land on either side to prevent lateral swaying; a rod or rope attached to the top of a structure, as of a derrick, and extending obliquely to the ground, where it is fastened.
v. t.1.To steady or guide with a guy.
[imp. & p. p. guyed (gīd); p. pr. & vb. n. guying.]
n.1.A grotesque effigy, like that of Guy Fawkes, dressed up in England on the fifth of November, the day of the Gunpowder Plot.
The lady . . . who dresses like a guy.
- W. S. Gilbert.
2.A person of queer looks or dress.
3.A man or young man; a fellow; - usually contrasted with gals or girls as, it was fun for both the guys and gals; the guys were watching football while the girls played bridge.
4.A member of a group of either sex, usually a friend or comrade; - usually used in the pl.; as, tell the guys to come inside; are any of you guys interested in a game of tennis?.
v. t.1.To fool; to baffle; to make (a person) an object of ridicule.
Noun1.guy - an informal term for a youth or man; "a nice guy"; "the guy's only doing it for some doll"
Synonyms: hombre, bozo, cat
2.Guy - an effigy of Guy Fawkes that is burned on a bonfire on Guy Fawkes Day
3.guy - a rope or cable that is used to brace something (especially a tent)
Synonyms: guy cable, guy rope
Verb1.guy - 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"
2.guy - steady or support with with a guy wire or cable; "The Italians guyed the Tower of Pisa to prevent it from collapsing"
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guttural consonant
-- guy --
guy cable
Guy de Maupassant
Guy Fawkes
Guy Fawkes Day
Guy Fawkes Night
Guy Lewis Steele, Jr.
guy rope
Guy Steele
Guyana dollar
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