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Oi

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

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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Word Origin and History for oi's

oi

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

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Related Abbreviations for oi's

OI

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