Synonyms for guy

Synonyms for (noun) guy

Synonyms: guy, guy cable, guy rope, guy wire

Definition: a cable, wire, or rope that is used to brace something (especially a tent)

Similar words: brace, bracing

Definition: a structural member used to stiffen a framework


Synonyms: Guy

Definition: an effigy of Guy Fawkes that is burned on a bonfire on Guy Fawkes Day

Similar words: effigy, simulacrum, image

Definition: a representation of a person (especially in the form of sculpture)

Usage: the coin bears an effigy of Lincoln; the emperor's tomb had his image carved in stone


Synonyms: guy, hombre, bozo, cat

Definition: an informal term for a youth or man

Usage: a nice guy; the guy's only doing it for some doll

Similar words: man, adult male

Definition: an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman)

Usage: there were two women and six men on the bus

Synonyms for (verb) guy

Synonyms: guy

Definition: steady or support with a guy wire or cable

Usage: The Italians guyed the Tower of Pisa to prevent it from collapsing

Similar words: steady, brace, stabilise, stabilize

Definition: support or hold steady and make steadfast, with or as if with a brace

Usage: brace your elbows while working on the potter's wheel


Synonyms: jest at, make fun, laugh at, blackguard, guy, poke fun, rib, ridicule, roast

Definition: subject to laughter or ridicule

Usage: 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

Similar words: mock, bemock

Definition: treat with contempt

Usage: The new constitution mocks all democratic principles