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A word of unspecified West African origin that refers to "white" people. It's commonly used in the American South but has fallen out of favor as "White Devil" has assumed prominence.
This ofay at my job is jealous of my ability to get the job done faster and better than him. But he can't help his ofay ways.
by IncogNegro (FC) February 20, 2003
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You big-haired trashy macaroni-and-cheese-eatin' ofay bitch!
by Anonymous February 17, 2003
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Still a mystery as to the origin of the word. It almost certainly isn't Gullah of West African. It almost certainly isn't from "foe" in Pig Latin as that form of "Pig Latin" didn't really start until 1920 and "ofay" was around from at least the 1890s. It usually wasn't used in a derogatory way about whites, but rather just as a matter of fact expression. Quite often used in early Black newspapers in columns written about theatrical performers and that the "ofay" owned the theater in which the Black performers, er uh, performed.
It is really the most beautiful city of its kind in the South. It has all modern conveniences, electrical effects, etc, is situated near the harbor and the audiences are all ofays, principally foreigners.
by samclem June 12, 2010
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Insult to a white person from a black person meaning punk, cracker, bitch.
That ofey is pissing me of
by bloodygore00 October 02, 2003
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French for Punk, cracker, bitch
man 1: "You see larry over, there?"

man 2: "Yeah, what an o'fay!"
by mattyfun January 12, 2004
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dirrogutory term for white folk.
by BIG BOI February 10, 2004
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by andrizzle July 16, 2003
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