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Definition of 'guy'


  1. an informal term for a youth or man; "a nice guy"; "the guy's only doing it for some doll"
       Synonyms: cat hombre bozo
  2. an effigy of Guy Fawkes that is burned on a bonfire on Guy Fawkes Day
  3. a rope or cable that is used to brace something (especially a tent)
       Synonyms: guy cable guy rope


  1. 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"
       Synonyms: ridicule roast blackguard laugh at jest at rib make fun poke fun
  2. steady or support with a guy wire or cable; "The Italians guyed the Tower of Pisa to prevent it from collapsing"

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