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oi

[oi] /ɔɪ/
interjection
1.
oy1 .

Oi

[oi] /ɔɪ/
noun
1.
a type of punk rock featuring violent, racist lyrics, associated especially with skinheads.
Origin of Oi
1975-1980
1975-80; of disputed orig.

OI

1.
opportunistic infection.

oy1

or oi

[oi] /ɔɪ/
interjection
1.
(used to express dismay, pain, annoyance, grief, etc.)
Origin
1890-95; < Yiddish
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British Dictionary definitions for oi

oi1

/ɔɪ/
interjection
1.
(Brit) a cry used to attract attention, esp in an aggressive way
adjective
2.
of or relating to a form of punk rock popular esp among skinheads in the late 1970s and 1980s

oi2

/ˈɒiː/
noun (pl) oi
1.
(NZ) another name for grey-faced petrel
Word Origin
Māori
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Contemporary definitions for oi
interjection

See oy

interjection

an exclamation of dismay or exasperation; also written oi ; also called oy vay , oy vey

Examples

It is snowing again! Oy!

Word Origin

Yiddish

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Word Origin and History for oi

1962, vulgar or working class pronunciation of hoy a call or shout to attract attention.

oy

Yiddish exclamation of dismay, 1892, American English. Extended form oy vey (1959) includes Yiddish vey, from German Weh "woe" (see woe).

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Slang definitions & phrases for oi

oy

interjection

An exclamation of multiple significance: Oy may be employed to express anything from ecstasy to horror

[1892+; fr Hebrew]

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Related Abbreviations for oi

OI

1.
Office of Investigator
2.
optimum interpolation
3.
osteogenesis imperfecta

OY

1.
operating year
2.
optimum yield
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