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guynoun

uk   /ɡaɪ/ us   /ɡaɪ/
  • guy noun (MAN)

A2 [C] informal a man: He's a really nice guy. Do you mean the guy with the blonde hair 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 large fire on Guy Fawkes Night

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guynoun [C]

us   /ɡɑɪ/ infml
a man: Who’s that guy? Three guys and three girls left the room.
Sometimes guys means people, both men and women: Are you guys coming to lunch?
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“guy” in British English

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