Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun guy

3 senses of guy

Sense 1
guy, cat, hombre, bozo -- (an informal term for a youth or man; "a nice guy"; "the guy's only doing it for some doll")
       => man, adult male -- (an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman); "there were two women and six men on the bus")

Sense 2
Guy -- (an effigy of Guy Fawkes that is burned on a bonfire on Guy Fawkes Day)
       => effigy, image, simulacrum -- (a representation of a person (especially in the form of sculpture); "the coin bears an effigy of Lincoln"; "the emperor's tomb had his image carved in stone")

Sense 3
guy, guy cable, guy wire, guy rope -- (a cable, wire, or rope that is used to brace something (especially a tent))
       => brace, bracing -- (a structural member used to stiffen a framework)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb guy

2 senses of guy

Sense 1
ridicule, roast, guy, blackguard, laugh at, jest at, rib, make fun, poke fun -- (subject to laughter or ridicule; "The satirists ridiculed the plans for a new opera house"; "The students poked fun at the inexperienced teacher"; "His former students roasted the professor at his 60th birthday")
       => mock, bemock -- (treat with contempt; "The new constitution mocks all democratic principles")

Sense 2
guy -- (steady or support with a guy wire or cable; "The Italians guyed the Tower of Pisa to prevent it from collapsing")
       => brace, steady, stabilize, stabilise -- (support or hold steady and make steadfast, with or as if with a brace; "brace your elbows while working on the potter's wheel")

2024, Cloud WordNet Browser