goy

noun \ ˈgȯi \

Definition of goy

plural goyim play \ˈgȯi-əm\ also goys
sometimes disparaging
: gentile 1

goyish

play \ˈgȯi-ish\ adjective, sometimes disparaging

Origin and Etymology of goy

Yiddish, from Hebrew gōy people, nation

First Known Use: 1841


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