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“guy” in English

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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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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 girls left the room.

Sometimes guys means people, 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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