oi


oi

interjection

  1. oy1.

noun

  1. a type of punk rock featuring violent, racist lyrics, associated especially with skinheads.

  1. opportunistic infection.

interjection

  1. (used to express dismay, pain, annoyance, grief, etc.)

interjection

  1. British a cry used to attract attention, esp in an aggressive way

adjective

  1. of or relating to a form of punk rock popular esp among skinheads in the late 1970s and 1980s

noun plural oi

  1. NZ another name for grey-faced petrel

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).

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