Derived from the word goive
, goif is a means to express one's disinterest in something or someone. The original word, goive
, was coined by students at Winchester College, once spread, the word goive
was changed to goif by students at Charterhouse school wanting to "recoin" the word as their own.
- That story is such a goive (goif)
- You know that wigan won on the weekend?
As a story bores you more and more shout goive/goif. They will more than likely stop talking.
Goif is a ubiquitous word, which infers "whatever" but in a more flippant, dismissive way.
"You going to that lame party at the weekend?"
"Goif to that"
A term used to describe a person who is being a gimp, or melt.
Person 1: What are you doing tonight?
Person 2: Was going to go to the pub with the lads, but going for a romantic meal with the missus.
Person 1: ahhh you fucking goif