HyperDic: guy

English > 5 senses of the word guy / Guy:
NOUNperson guy, cat, hombre, bozo, sodan informal British term for a youth or man
artifactGuyan effigy of Guy Fawkes that is burned on a bonfire on Guy Fawkes Day
artifactguy, guy cable, guy wire, guy ropea cable, wire, or rope that is used to brace something (especially a tent)
VERBcommunicationguy, ridicule, roast, blackguard, laugh at, jest at, rib, make fun, poke funsubject to laughter or ridicule
changeguysteady or support with a guy wire or cable
guy / Guy > pronunciation
Soundsgay'
English > guy: 5 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningAn informal British term for a youth or man.
Synonymscat, hombre, bozo, sod
Broaderman, adult maleAn adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman)
Spanishhombre, tío, tipo
English > Guy: 5 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningAn effigy of Guy Fawkes that is burned on a bonfire on Guy Fawkes Day.
RegionUnited Kingdom, UK, U.K., Britain, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Great BritainA monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles
Broadereffigy, image, simulacrumA representation of a person (especially in the form of sculpture)
SpanishGuido
CatalanGuy
English > guy: 5 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningA cable, wire, or rope that is used to brace something (especially a tent).
Synonymsguy cable, guy wire, guy rope
Part oftent, collapsible shelterA portable shelter (usually of canvas stretched over supporting poles and fastened to the ground with ropes and pegs)
Broaderbrace, bracingA structural member used to stiffen a framework
Spanishcuerda tensora
Verbsguysteady or support with a guy wire or cable
English > guy: 5 senses > verb 1, communication
Meaningsubject to laughter or ridicule.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymsridicule, roast, blackguard, laugh at, jest at, rib, make fun, poke fun
Narrowerdebunk, exposeexpose while ridiculing
satirize, satirise, lampoonridicule with satire
stultifyCause to appear foolish
teasemock or make fun of playfully
Broadermock, bemocktreat with contempt
Spanishburla, ridiculizar
Catalanridiculitzar
English > guy: 5 senses > verb 2, change
Meaningsteady or support with a guy wire or cable.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"The Italians guyed the Tower of Pisa to prevent it from collapsing"
Broaderbrace, steady, stabilize, stabilisesupport or hold steady and make steadfast, with or as if with a brace / brace
Nounsguya cable, wire, or rope that is used to brace something (especially a tent)

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