Definition of Guy

1. Noun. An informal term for a youth or man. "The guy's only doing it for some doll"

Exact synonyms: Bozo, Cat, Hombre
Generic synonyms: Adult Male, Man
Specialized synonyms: Sod

2. Verb. Subject to laughter or ridicule. "His former students roasted the professor at his 60th birthday"
Exact synonyms: Blackguard, Jest At, Laugh At, Make Fun, Poke Fun, Rib, Ridicule, Roast
Generic synonyms: Bemock, Mock
Specialized synonyms: Tease, Lampoon, Satirise, Satirize, Debunk, Expose, Stultify
Derivative terms: Rib, Ribbing, Ridicule, Ridicule, Ridiculer, Roast

3. Noun. An effigy of Guy Fawkes that is burned on a bonfire on Guy Fawkes Day.

4. Verb. Steady or support with a guy wire or cable. "The Italians guyed the Tower of Pisa to prevent it from collapsing"
Generic synonyms: Brace, Stabilise, Stabilize, Steady

5. Noun. A cable, wire, or rope that is used to brace something (especially a tent).
Exact synonyms: Guy Cable, Guy Rope, Guy Wire
Generic synonyms: Brace, Bracing
Group relationships: Collapsible Shelter, Tent

Definition of Guy

1. n. 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. v. t. To steady or guide with a guy.

3. n. A grotesque effigy, like that of Guy Fawkes, dressed up in England on the fifth of November, the day of the Gunpowder Plot.

4. v. t. To fool; to baffle; to make (a person) an object of ridicule.

Definition of Guy

1. Proper noun. (Germanic male given name). ¹

2. Noun. (British) An effigy of w:Guy Fawkes Guy Fawkes burned on Bonfire Night ¹

3. Noun. A support cable used to guide, steady or secure something. ¹

4. Verb. To equip with a support cable. ¹

5. Noun. (British) An effigy of a man burned on a bonfire on the anniversary of the Gunpowder Plot (5th November). ¹

6. Noun. (colloquial) A male ¹

7. Noun. (colloquial in the plural) people ¹

8. Noun. (colloquial of animals and sometimes objects) thing, creature ¹

9. Noun. (colloquial technology) thing, unit ¹

10. Noun. (context: informal term of address) Buster, Mack, fella ¹

11. Verb. (intransitive) To exhibit an effigy of Guy Fawkes around the 5th November. ¹

12. Verb. (transitive) To make fun of, to ridicule with wit or innuendo. ¹

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Definition of Guy

1. to ridicule [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: ridicule

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