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"guy" in British English

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guynoun

uk   us   /ɡaɪ/
  • guy noun (MAN)

A2 [C] informal a man: He's a really ​nice guy. Do you ​mean the guy with the ​blondehair and ​glasses?guys B1 [plural] mainly US used to ​address a ​group of ​people of either ​sex: Come on, you guys, let's go. [C] in the UK, a ​model of a man that is ​burned on a ​largefire on Guy Fawkes Night

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  • guy noun (ROPE)

[C] (also guy rope, US also guyline ) a ​rope that at one end is ​connected to a ​tent or ​pole and at the other end is ​fastened to the ​ground by a peg, ​keeping the ​tent or ​pole in ​position
(Definition of guy from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"guy" in American English

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guynoun [C]

 us   /ɡɑɪ/ infml
a man: Who’s that guy? Three guys and three ​girlsleft the ​room. Sometimes guys ​meanspeople, both men and women: Are you guys coming to ​lunch?
(Definition of guy from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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