guy thing

a guy thing

slang Something that is said to be done or understood primarily by men. A: "Is being late just a guy thing?" B: "No, your boyfriend's rude." It's a guy thing, Claire—you wouldn't understand.
See also: guy, thing

guy thing

n. something that appeals to men; something that men do. We just do it. We don’t know why. It’s a guy thing.
See also: guy, thing

girl thing/guy thing

Something particularly appropriate for or appealing to a girl or guy (woman/man). Girl Thing was the name of an all female British band popular in the late 1900s. This slangy sexist expression dates from the same period. For example, “The Monday night football games are definitely a guy thing,” or “Shopping for jewelry—that’s a girl thing.”
See also: girl, guy, thing
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Oh, Father, this time the sons of Adams have put down their jealousy things oo, because from where things are at the moment, it looks like every is packing his thing-no more regular guy thing.
It is a very guy thing. It can be as simple as getting phones, earphones, cables, adaptor, etc.
He said: "I wasn't sure if it was what I wanted to do any more because I didn't feel happy as a person, and I fell out of touch with a lot of people who care about me, which I think is probably a very guy thing to do.
At the risk of being called a hotest, I sometimes wonder if it's a guy thing. For example, have two or three guys together in a car and there would be significant moments when nobody speaks.
Maybe this is just a guy thing, but a lot of us guys simply can't do anything without competing.
On another, a marker for the entire country, driving home the fact that Congress was never going to be just a guy thing again.
I had the wife, the family, drank beer, built things, and did the guy thing," Johnson said.
Many women may believe they can't become a proficient shooter and those activities are primarily a guy thing. Some women might say a man carries a gun so he can feel tough and not have to back down from any confrontation.
"Obviously she's done the older guy thing and that hasn't ended well so it's great to see her with a smile on her face again."
"Obviously she's done the older guy thing and that hasn't ended well, so it's great to see her with a smile on her face again." Russian-born Egor is a director of property firm Home House Estates.
When I met I met W Antony a couple of ntony a couple of years after that he came and shook my hand and looked me right in the eye and I did the same - a guy thing - and he later said it was the one thing he respected.
When I met Antony a couple of years after that he came and shook my hand and looked me right in the eye and I did the same - a guy thing - and he later said it was the one thing he respected.
"None that's appropriate." considered the practice of covering the mouth to conceal strategy "a little hilarious Even my own catcher didn't know what I was throwing sometimes." Indians coach and former catcher Sandy Alomar Jr.: "If ou have a guy thing out that has nothing to d6 with the game.