Oi



[oi] /ɔɪ/

interjection
1.
1 .
[oi] /ɔɪ/
noun
1.
a type of punk rock featuring violent, racist lyrics, associated especially with skinheads.
1.
opportunistic infection.
[oi] /ɔɪ/
interjection
1.
(used to express dismay, pain, annoyance, grief, etc.)
/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
/ˈɒiː/
noun (pl) oi
1.
(NZ) another name for grey-faced petrel
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

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

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

interjection

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

[1892+; fr Hebrew]
1.
Office of Investigator
2.
optimum interpolation
3.
osteogenesis imperfecta
1.
operating year
2.
optimum yield

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