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Noun: guy  gI
  1. [informal] An adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman)
    "a nice guy"; "the guy's only doing it for some doll";
    - man, adult male, geezer [Brit, informal], cat [N. Amer, informal], hombre [N. Amer, informal], bozo [N. Amer, informal], sod [Brit, informal], chappie [Brit, informal]
     
  2. A cable, wire, or rope that is used to brace something (especially a tent)
    - guy cable, guy wire, guy rope, guyline
Verb: guy  gI
  1. Subject to laughter or ridicule
    - ridicule, roast [informal], blackguard, laugh at, jest at, rib [informal], 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"
Noun: Guy  gI
Usage: UK
  1. An effigy of Guy Fawkes that is burned on a bonfire on Guy Fawkes Day

Derived forms: Guys, guyed, guying, guys

Type of: adult, bemock, brace, bracing, effigy, grownup, image, male, male person, mock, simulacrum, stabilise [Brit], stabilize, steady

Part of: collapsible shelter, tent

Encyclopedia: Guy, Lawrence