usually disparaging
: a white person

Word History

Etymology

origin unknown

First Known Use

1899, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of ofay was in 1899

Dictionary Entries Near ofay

Cite this Entry

“Ofay.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ofay. Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

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