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Somewhat pejorative term for a foreigner, usually a tourist, who happens to be in Spain and stands out as being pretty obviously not a local. The term is usually used to refer to fairer-skinned people from the likes of Great Britain or Germany, but can be extended to any foreigner that is in Spain.
"Going to a restaurant for dinner at 7 o'clock will make people think you're a guiri"

"Do you even care about Spain's people, culture, language or history? No, all you guiris want is to come here to get drunk and sunburnt."
by Mike from Spain March 24, 2008
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A method of guessing on a multiple choice test that involves looking at the position of the second hand. If the hand is between 12 and 3 the guess is A. If the hand is between 3 and 6 the guess is B. Between 6 and 9 guess C. Between 9 and 12 guess D.
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The official dictionary of the Spanish language, defines the term simply as “a tourist who comes from abroad".

In practice it is not used as an insulting term at all, but rather a quite friendly and tender one. Spanish people will call you guiri when 1- you are clearly not of latin\mediterranean origin (specially if you do come from northern Europe). And 2- you seem to be in need of help because your lack of knowledge of any aspect of the Spanish habits.
Guiri: “Hi! do you know how can I get to the Giralda?”
Spanish: “Sure! But please guiri, you can’t walk around Sevilla in summertime at noon without covering your head. You are going to get a sunstroke, dear!
by Bruno G. March 22, 2012
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The word is used to define a foreign person in Spain, usually from Northern Europe. However, the Spanish in general can't tell the different between Northern Europe and USA, or Canada, Australia, and Eastern Europe. Therefore it tends to refer to someone who is not Mediterranean., and fair skinned.
Depending upon context it can be used in a tolerable manner or be quite offensive. But as a racist nation it is used to generalize and group people together, who could actually be from completely different cultures!
There are a bunch of guiris over there.

Hay muchos guiris en este sitio!
by koala20011 November 30, 2015
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1: Persona, en el sentido Gamer, campera o tramposa, que tiene hacks o que spamea flechas. Conocido como "el hipy Gamer"

2: Persona que pasa mucho tiempo en un mismo juego, que es adicto y que, aun haciendo cosas buenas, a la comunidad no le gusta.
1: Ya no se puede jugar, a la mínima que te mueves esos guiris te matan.

2: Ese tío es un guiri, no se despega de la pantalla.
by Agirres June 02, 2015
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