Definition of Fawkes, Guy in US English:

Fawkes, Guy

proper noun

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


Fawkes, Guy