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Definitions of guy

  1. To steady or guide with a guy. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. To fool; to baffle; to make (a person) an object of ridicule. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. To steady or guide with a rope or chain; colloquially, to ridicule. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  4. To ridicule; quiz. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  5. steady with a guy Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. a rope or cable that is used to brace something (especially a tent) Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. an effigy of Guy Fawkes that is burned on a bonfire on Guy Fawkes Day Wordnet Dictionary DB
  8. steady or support with with a guy wire or cable; "The Italians guyed the Tower of Pisa to prevent it from collapsing" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  9. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. A grotesque effigy, like that of Guy Fawkes, dressed up in England on the fifth of November, the day of the Gunpowder Plot. Newage Dictionary DB
  11. A person of queer looks or dress. Webster Dictionary DB
  12. A rope, chain, etc., to swing and keep steady a heavy body; coiloquially, a person of queer looks or dress. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  13. An effigy of Guy Fawkes, dressed up grotesquely on the day of the Gunpowder plot: an odd figure. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  14. Rope to guide or steady a suspended weight. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  15. A stay-rope, as for steadying a mast. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  16. A person of grotesque appearance. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  17. A rope attached to anything to steady it. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  18. A person grotesquely got up, like an effigy of Guy Fawkes on Gunpowder Plot day. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  19. In a ship, a rope used to keep a heavy body steady while hoisting or lowering; a wire rope, chain, or rod to steady and prevent undulations in a suspension bridge. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  20. A grotesque effigy of Guy Fawkes; a person dressed in an odd or fantastic manner. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for guy

  1. Can a guy stand it? – The Planet Strappers by Raymond Zinke Gallun
  2. A guy could do worse. – The Flockmaster of Poison Creek by George W. Ogden
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