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noun [countable] guy pronunciation in American English /ɡaɪ/
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  1. 1
    informal a man

    Bob’s a really nice guy.

    She’s going out with some French guy she met on vacation.

    the kind/sort of guy:

    He looks like the kind of guy you would trust with your life savings.

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    See also fall guy
  2. 2


    [plural] spoken used for talking to a group of people

    Hey, guys, what’s happening?

  3. 4
    a model of a person made out of old clothes that is burned on Guy Fawkes’ Night in the U.K.


used to describe something which is done more carefully and over a longer period of time …

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the practice of giving birth in the presence of several friends and relatives

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