Definition of "guy" []

  • A rope, cord, or cable used to steady, guide, or secure something. (noun)
  • To steady, guide, or secure with a rope, cord, or cable. (verb-transitive)
  • Informal A man; a fellow. (noun)
  • Informal Persons of either sex. (noun)
  • Chiefly British A person of odd or grotesque appearance or dress. (noun)
  • A man or youth (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • A crude effigy of Guy Fawkes, usually made of old clothes stuffed with straw or rags, that is burnt on top of a bonfire on Guy Fawkes Day (noun)
  • A person in shabby or ludicrously odd clothes (noun)
  • Persons of either sex (noun)
  • To make fun of; ridicule (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "guy" in a sentence
  • "Too bad there was this AHS guy and this other really pro Indian guy…"
  • "Aprile and partner John Harris came up with the term "guy plants" to describe this phenomenon."
  • "I think it goes without saying that sometimes the smartest guy is the one who knows he actually has no idea which way he's headed unlike the guy from the story at the top of the message board."