Definition Guy

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Definition

a guy: informal term for a man or a boy
noun
Guys is a familiar term, which is used to address a group, sometimes including women.

Hey guys, how's it going?

(I love) you guys: (I love) all of you, you people
idiom
You guys is a common way of addressing a group of people in spoken English.

Pronunciation examples
UK: Come on guys, let's go for a swim!
US: He's a very nice guy, but he's not qualified for the position.

Examples

  • "Philip : Hey, guys I'm getting kind of hungry."
  • "Bruno You guys are kissing."
  • "Philip : That was a close call, guys."
  • "Bob the Brit : You're no gangster, Corsican, you're just a big talking wise guy!"
  • "Bob the Brit : Alright, let me see those hands in the air, tough guy!"
  • "Airport Guy : Uh, look I can see that you guys are having some problems here."
  • "Airport Guy : But how can I do that?"
  • "Airport Guy : Uh, look I can see that you guys are having some problems here."
  • "Airport Guy : But how am I gonna get you the money?"
  • "I understand that you wanted to marry a rich guy, at least that makes sense, but yet here you are back in London with nothing to show for it, not even a fancy diamond ring."

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