(noun, verb)


1. an informal term for a youth or man

- a nice guy

- the guy's only doing it for some doll

Similar word(s): bozo, cat, hombre, sod

Definition categories: person, man

2. an effigy of Guy Fawkes that is burned on a bonfire on Guy Fawkes Day

Definition categories: man–made, effigy, image, simulacrum

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

Definition categories: man–made, brace, bracing

Sentences with guy as a noun:

- A new guy started at the office today.

- Jane considers that guy to be very good looking.

- I wonder what those guys are doing with that cat?

- The dog's left foreleg was broken, poor little guy.

- This guy, here, controls the current, and this guy, here, measures the voltage.

- Hey, guy, give a man a break, would ya?


1. subject to laughter or ridicule

Similar word(s): blackguard, rib, ridicule, roast

Definition categories: communication, bemock, mock

2. steady or support with a guy wire or cable

- The Italians guyed the Tower of Pisa to prevent it from collapsing

Definition categories: change, brace, stabilise, stabilize, steady