Definitions of guy

  1. To steady or guide with a guy.
  2. To fool; to baffle; to make ( a person) an object of ridicule.
  3. To steady or guide with a rope or chain; colloquially, to ridicule.
  4. To ridicule; quiz.
  5. steady with a guy
  6. a rope or cable that is used to brace something ( especially a tent)
  7. an effigy of Guy Fawkes that is burned on a bonfire on Guy Fawkes Day
  8. steady or support with with a guy wire or cable; " The Italians guyed the Tower of Pisa to prevent it from collapsing"
  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.
  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. A rope, chain, etc., to swing and keep steady a heavy body; coiloquially, a person of queer looks or dress.
  13. An effigy of Guy Fawkes, dressed up grotesquely on the day of the Gunpowder plot: an odd figure.
  14. Rope to guide or steady a suspended weight.
  15. A stay- rope, as for steadying a mast.
  16. A person of grotesque appearance.
  17. A rope attached to anything to steady it.
  18. A person grotesquely got up, like an effigy of Guy Fawkes on Gunpowder Plot day.
  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.
  20. A grotesque effigy of Guy Fawkes; a person dressed in an odd or fantastic manner.
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