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guy



Pronunciation: (gī), [key]
n., v., guyed, guy•ing.


n.
1. Informal.a man or boy; fellow: He's a nice guy.
2. Usually, guys. Informal.persons of either sex; people: Could one of you guys help me with this?
3. Chiefly Brit. Slang.a grotesquely dressed person.
4. (often cap.) Brit.a grotesque effigy of Guy Fawkes that is paraded through the streets and burned on Guy Fawkes Day.
5. give the guy to, Brit. Slang.to escape from (someone); give (someone) the slip.

v.t.
to jeer at or make fun of; ridicule.

guy



Pronunciation: (gī), [key]
n., v., guyed, guy•ing.


n.
a rope, cable, or appliance used to guide and steady an object being hoisted or lowered, or to secure anything likely to shift its position.

v.t.
to guide, steady, or secure with a guy or guys.

Guy



Pronunciation: (gī; Fr. gē), [key]
n.
a male given name: from a Germanic word meaning “woods.”

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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