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Definitions of guy

  1. an informal term for a youth or man; " a nice guy"; " the guy's only doing it for some doll"
  2. a rope or cable that is used to brace something ( especially a tent)
  3. ( British) an effigy of Guy Fawkes that is burned on a bonfire on Guy Fawkes Day
  4. steady with a guy
  5. an effigy of Guy Fawkes that is burned on a bonfire on Guy Fawkes Day
  6. steady or support with with a guy wire or cable; " The Italians guyed the Tower of Pisa to prevent it from collapsing"
  7. subject to laughter or ridicule; " The satirists ridiculed the plans for a new opera house"; " The students poked fun at the inexperienced teacher"; " His former students roasted the professor at his 60th birthday"
  8. 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.
  9. To steady or guide with a guy.
  10. A grotesque effigy, like that of Guy Fawkes, dressed up in England on the fifth of November, the day of the Gunpowder Plot.
  11. A person of queer looks or dress.
  12. To fool; to baffle; to make ( a person) an object of ridicule.
  13. A grotesque effigy, like that of Fawkes, dressed up in England on the fifth of November, the day of the Gunpowder Plot.
  14. A rope, chain, etc., to swing and keep steady a heavy body; coiloquially, a person of queer looks or dress.
  15. To steady or guide with a rope or chain; colloquially, to ridicule.
  16. A rope to guide or steady any suspended weight.
  17. An effigy of Guy Fawkes, dressed up grotesquely on the day of the Gunpowder plot: an odd figure.
  18. Rope to guide or steady a suspended weight.
  19. A stay- rope, as for steadying a mast.
  20. To ridicule; quiz.
  21. A person of grotesque appearance.
  22. A rope attached to anything to steady it.
  23. A person grotesquely got up, like an effigy of Guy Fawkes on Gunpowder Plot day.
  24. 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.
  25. A grotesque effigy of Guy Fawkes; a person dressed in an odd or fantastic manner.
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Antonyms for guy

beast, BEASTIE, brute, critter, animal.

Quotes of guy

  1. The business that people do in LA on the social level is amazing. You go to a restaurant, bump into this guy or that guy The next day you get a call, and they want you in their movie. – Kevin Bacon
  2. I ignore Hallmark Holidays. And this comes from a guy who has sold a million Opus greeting cards. – Berkeley Breathed
  3. Sometimes I'd like to play the bad guy and sometimes I'd like to die in a movie. – Jackie Chan
  4. The other guy I dug a lot was Burroughs because he was a smart man already; he learned it through the druggie pool- the street scene of an old aristocratic kind of man. – Gregory Corso
  5. I went over to say hi to Rob and he introduced me to Wayne and Fred. I had made a radical purchase of some brown Beatle boots. Wayne was like 'Where did you get those boots! Who is this guy – Michael Davis
  6. Guy Rivers, a conventional piece as regards the love affair which makes a part of the plot, is a tale of deadly strife between the laws of Georgia and a fiendish bandit. – Carl Clinton Van Doren
  7. I think I have the right to know what Steve Forbes paid in taxes- I don't think there should be a law. I think there should be a presumption. I wouldn't vote for a guy who wouldn't reveal what he paid in taxes. That kind of thing. – Esther Dyson
  8. For lack of a better term, they've labeled me a sex symbol. It's flattering and it should happen to every bald, overweight guy – Dennis Franz
  9. You have to love the guy that you play, even if you play the villain, you've got to love him. – Andy Garcia
  10. The interesting thing is how one guy through living out his own fantasies, is living out the fantasies of so many other people. – Hugh Hefner
  11. When you really don't like a guy they're all over you, and as soon as you act like you like them, they're no longer interested. – Beyonce Knowles
  12. I'm a guy that likes to sit in one place. – Harvey Pekar
  13. I don't like the designated hitter. A guy who plays should be able to catch and hit. – Marge Schott
  14. Success? You can't get a big head about it. When people stare at me, they could be whispering to their friend, 'That guy sucks! Have you seen him before? He's horrible.' – David Spade
  15. If a guy hits. 300 every year, what does he have to look forward to? I always tried to stay around. 190, with three or four RBI. And I tried to get them all in September. That way I always had something to talk about during the winter. – Bob Uecker

Usage examples for guy

  1. It's a good one- except for the guy that gets it." – The Unspeakable Perk by Samuel Hopkins Adams
  2. Can a guy stand it? – The Planet Strappers by Raymond Zinke Gallun
  3. " When we want that guy we'll hunt him out ourselves. – Ralestone Luck by Andre Norton
  4. Almost a Jew- lookin' guy and he'd saw hard service. – The Best Short Stories of 1921 and the Yearbook of the American Short Story by Various
  5. Guy is better to- day." – Salome by Emma Marshall
  6. Say, you don't suppose the silly guy has bolted? – The Turner Twins by Ralph Henry Barbour
  7. At last she said: " If it must be, Guy it must. – At Agincourt by G. A. Henty
  8. He was followed almost immediately by Guy Morrow. – The Crevice by William John Burns and Isabel Ostrander
  9. " I think that it is just as well that you have not," Guy said with a smile. – At Agincourt by G. A. Henty
  10. I'm afraid of the guy I got the feeling he knows exactly what he's doing and why. – The Way of Decision by M. C. Pease
  11. " That's a guy who didn't get the raise he wanted. – The Circuit Riders by R. C. FitzPatrick
  12. You ain't the guy we've been talking to! – The Machine That Saved The World by William Fitzgerald Jenkins
  13. " Listen, Guy said his father. – Hector's Inheritance or The Boys of Smith Institute by Horatio Alger
  14. " I fear that you are right, we must find out," answered Guy – Adventures in Australia by W.H.G. Kingston
  15. And Guy is not your brother? – The Lifeboat by R.M. Ballantyne
  16. There is one thing, Guy upon which I never thought to ask you. – Guy Rivers: A Tale of Georgia by William Gilmore Simms
  17. A guy could do worse. – The Flockmaster of Poison Creek by George W. Ogden
  18. What possessed you to make such a guy of yourself? – The Children of Wilton Chase by Mrs. L. T. Meade
  19. You're not the guy we've been talking to, but come in! – The Machine That Saved The World by William Fitzgerald Jenkins
  20. How big a guy – The Million-Dollar Suitcase by Alice MacGowan Perry Newberry

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