Goyish

goy

[goi]
noun, plural goyim [goi-im] , goys. Often Disparaging.
a non-Jewish person; gentile.
Also, goi.


Origin:
1835–45; < Yiddish < Hebrew goi nation, non-Jew, Jew ignorant of the Jewish religion

goyish, adjective
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goy (ɡɔɪ)
 
n , pl goyim, goys
a Jewish word for a gentile
 
[from Yiddish, from Hebrew goi people]
 
'goyish
 
adj

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goy
"gentile, non-Jew" (pl. goyim), 1835, from Heb. goy "people, nation;" in Mishnaic and Modern Heb., also "gentile."
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goy definition

[goɪ]
  1. n.
    a gentile. (From Hebrew. Not necessarily derogatory.) : But the goys can't do anything they want on Sunday!
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
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