[gwee-doh; Italian gwee-daw]


a male given name. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for guido

Contemporary Examples of guido

Historical Examples of guido

  • In the small chapel of the Annunciation is an altar piece by Guido Reni.

    Italy, the Magic Land

    Lilian Whiting

  • That ceiling of the great hall was a work of Guido's, you said?

    One Of Them

    Charles James Lever

  • Where did Guido see the golden hair of St. Michael gleam upon the wind?

  • And—and—it was his horse, and a squire leading him—and—behind them—oh Guido!

    The Royal Pawn of Venice

    Mrs. Lawrence Turnbull

  • "He will come with the others—he will surely, surely come," Guido asseverated.

    The Royal Pawn of Venice

    Mrs. Lawrence Turnbull

Word Origin and History for guido


masc. proper name, Italian, literally "leader," of Germanic origin (see guide (v.)). As a type of gaudy machoism often associated with Italian-Americans, 1980s, teen slang, from the name of character in Hollywood film Risky Business" (1983).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper