guido

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See also: guidò and Guido

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From Italian Guido, a male given name. Doublet of Guy and guy.

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guido (plural guidos)

  1. (slang, US, ethnic slur) a stereotypical working-class or lower-class and usually urban-dwelling Italian-American male; sometimes more generally a stereotypical Italian or person of Italian descent
    • 2013, Nathan J Morissey, 62 Hot Gay Stories:
      In a way, he looked like one of those guidos from MTV's Jersey Shore, but he resembled them only in appearance.
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guido (plural guidos)

  1. (US, aerospace, slang) A guidance officer.
    • 1999, Judy L. Hasday, The Apollo 13 Mission (page 79)
      While the Black Team continued to monitor current conditions, off-console retrofire officers (RETROs), flight dynamics officers (FIDOs), and guidance officers (GUIDOs) were at work calculating the exact short-burn maneuver []
    • 2018, Manfred "Dutch" von Ehrenfried, Apollo Mission Control (page 255)
      There were to be four Guidance Officers for Apollo 1. Two “Guidos” were to be on the console for launch phase and two for orbit phase.

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guido

  1. first-person singular present indicative of guidare