Definition of Fawkes, Guy in English:

Fawkes, Guy

proper noun

  • (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.

Pronunciation:

Fawkes, Guy

/fɔːks/