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guy

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noun \ˈgī\

Definition of guy

  1. :  a rope, chain, rod, or wire attached to something as a brace or guide —called also guyline



Origin of guy

probably from Dutch gei brail


First Known Use: 1623

Rhymes with guy


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guy

verb

Definition of guy

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to steady or reinforce with a guy



1712

First Known Use of guy

1712


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guy

noun

Definition of guy

  1. 1 often capitalized :  a grotesque effigy of Guy Fawkes traditionally displayed and burned in England on Guy Fawkes Day

  2. 2 chiefly British :  a person of grotesque appearance

  3. 3 a :  man, fellow b :  person —used in plural to refer to the members of a group regardless of sex <saw her and the rest of the guys>

  4. 4 :  individual, creature <the other dogs pale in companion to this little guy>



Origin of guy

Guy Fawkes


First Known Use: 1806


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guy

verb

Definition of guy

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to make fun of :  ridicule



1854

First Known Use of guy

1854




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