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Meaning of GUY

Pronunciation:  gI, gI

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a rope or cable that is used to brace something (especially a tent)
  2. [n]  (British) an effigy of Guy Fawkes that is burned on a bonfire on Guy Fawkes Day
  3. [n]  an informal term for a youth or man; "a nice guy"; "the guy's only doing it for some doll"
  4. [v]  steady with a guy
  5. [v]  subject to laughter or ridicule; "The satirists ridiculed the plans for a new opera house"; "The students poked fun at the inexperienced teacher"

GUY is a 3 letter word that starts with G.


 Synonyms: blackguard, bozo, cat, guy cable, guy rope, hombre, jest at, laugh at, make fun, poke fun, rib, ridicule
 See Also: adult male, bemock, brace, brace, bracing, collapsible shelter, debunk, effigy, expose, image, lampoon, man, mock, satirise, satirize, simulacrum, sod, stabilise, stabilize, steady, stultify, tent



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Guy\, n. [Sp. guia guide, a guy or small rope used on board
    of ships to keep weighty things in their places; of Teutonic
    origin, and the same word as E. guide. See {Guide}, and cf.
    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.
  2. \Guy\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Guyed}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    To steady or guide with a guy.
  3. \Guy\, n.
    1. A grotesque effigy, like that of Guy Fawkes, dressed up in
       England on the fifth of November, the day of the Gunpowder
             The lady . . . who dresses like a guy. --W. S.
    2. A person of queer looks or dress. --Dickens.
  4. \Guy\, v. t.
    To fool; to baffle; to make (a person) an object of ridicule.
    [Local & Collog U.S.]
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