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GUY British & World English

Guyana (international vehicle registration)

guy2 British & World English

A rope or line fixed to the ground to secure a tent or other structure

guy rope in guy2 British & World English

A rope or line fixed to the ground to secure a tent or other structure

wise guy British & World English

A person who makes sarcastic or cheeky remarks to demonstrate their cleverness

Burgess, Guy British & World English

(1911–63), British Foreign Office official and spy; full name Guy Francis de Moncy Burgess. Acting as a Soviet agent from the 1930s, he worked for MI5 while ostensibly employed by the BBC. After the war he worked at the British Embassy in Washington, under Kim Philby; charged with espionage in 1951, he fled to the USSR with Donald Maclean

Fawkes, Guy British & World English

(1570–1606), English conspirator. He was hanged for his part in the Gunpowder Plot of 5 November 1605. The occasion is commemorated annually on Bonfire Night with fireworks, bonfires, and the burning of a guy

regular guy British & World English

An ordinary, uncomplicated, sociable man

Lombardo, Guy British & World English

(1902–77), US bandleader; born in Canada; full name Gaetano Alberto Lombardo. His dance band, formed in 1920 and named the Royal Canadians in 1927, played the “sweetest music this side of heaven,” and his New Year’s Eve broadcasts from New York City’s Waldorf Astoria hotel became a national tradition

de Maupassant, Guy British & World English

see Maupassant, Guy de.

Chauliac, Guy de British & World English

(Circa 1300–68), French physician. His Chirurgia Magna (1363) was the first work to describe many surgical techniques

Guy Fawkes Night British & World English

another term for Bonfire Night.

Maupassant, Guy de British & World English

(1850–93), French novelist and short-story writer; full name Henri René Albert Guy de Maupassant. He wrote about 300 short stories and six novels in a simple, direct narrative style. Notable novels: Une Vie (1883) and Bel-Ami (1885)

Crawford, Osbert Guy Stanhope British & World English

(1886–1957), British archaeologist. He pioneered the use of aerial photography in the detection of previously undiscovered or buried archaeological sites and monuments

guyliner British & World English

Eyeliner that is worn by men

go-to British & World English

Denoting a person or thing that may be relied on or is regularly sought out in a particular situation

Guy Francis de Moncy Burgess in Burgess, Guy British & World English

(1911–63), British Foreign Office official and spy; full name Guy Francis de Moncy Burgess. Acting as a Soviet agent from the 1930s, he worked for MI5 while ostensibly employed by the BBC. After the war he worked at the British Embassy in Washington, under Kim Philby; charged with espionage in 1951, he fled to the USSR with Donald Maclean

Henri René Albert Guy de Maupassant in Maupassant, Guy de British & World English

(1850–93), French novelist and short-story writer; full name Henri René Albert Guy de Maupassant. He wrote about 300 short stories and six novels in a simple, direct narrative style. Notable novels: Une Vie (1883) and Bel-Ami (1885)

guy English Thesaurus

he's quite a handsome guy

guy English-Spanish

tipo mfamiliar/colloquial, tío mEspfamiliar/colloquial, chavo mMéxfamiliar/colloquial

fall guy English-Spanish

cabeza f de turco, chivo

guy rope English-Spanish

cuerda, viento m

wise guy English-Spanish

OK, who's the wise guy?

my/her guy in guy English-Spanish

mi/su novio, mi/su chavo, mi/su pololo

a helluva guy in guy English-Spanish

un tipo fantástico, un chavo padrísimo, un tío legal

he's a nice guy in guy English-Spanish

es un tipo simpático

he's a regular guy in regular English-Spanish

es un gran tipo, es un tío majo

Jim was the fall guy in fall guy English-Spanish

Jim fue el que pagó el pato

he's an all-right guy in all-right English-Spanish

es buena gente, es un buen tipo

he's really an OK guy in OK English-Spanish

es un tipo muy bien, es un tío legal

OK, who's the wise guy? in wise guy English-Spanish

a ver ¿quién ha sido el gracioso?

sure, he's a great guy, but … in sure English-Spanish

es cierto que es un gran tipo, pero …

OK, wise guy, what's the answer? in wise guy English-Spanish

¿y, sabelotodo, cuál es la respuesta?

go after that guy and fix him but good in good English-Spanish

sigue a ese tipo y dale una lección bien dada

that guy's asking for a punch in the face in ask English-Spanish

ese se está buscando que le dé un puñetazo


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