ofay

noun
\ ˈō-ˌfā How to pronounce ofay (audio) , ō-ˈfā How to pronounce ofay (audio) \

Definition of ofay

usually disparaging
: a white person

First Known Use of ofay

1899, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ofay

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