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(sense 1): Interjection signifying pain, weariness, disgust, resignation, etc. Very often part of oy vey or oy vas mir. Compare to English Jeez. (from Yiddish "oy", probably from old German; probably cognate to English "oh").

(sense 2): Interjection signifying annoyance. Very similar to sense 1, but more annoyed than resigned. (Probably from Cockney accent of English "Hey".)

(sense 3) Greeting meaning "hello" or "Hi". (Probably from Cockney "hi").
(sense 1) Oy, my feet hurt.

(sense 2) Oy! What the 'ell do ya think you're doin'?

(sense 3) Oy, mate! 'ow's it goin'?
by Ross November 06, 2003
1.) an expression of shock or amusement; oh my
ex. Oy, Melissa is drop dead gorgeous!
#oh #my #oy #shock #awe
by Jimbo McFly April 03, 2007
an exclamation of suprise, dismay, confusion, or any other feeling (from Heberew)
Oy! What the hell just happened?
#holy shit #oi #oy gevalt #oy vey #yikes
by The Return of Light Joker November 29, 2007
word commonly used to express anger, frustration or complete disbelief in stupidity.

basically, the word "oy" is putting *smacks forehead* into a word.
Phil: so what time is practice later?
Sam: we have practice?
Phil: oy


Phil: Yes.
Sam:no
Phil: Yes
Sam: no
Phil: oy.




Phil: they dont get it still?
Sam: nope.
Phil: oy.
#phil #says #this #all #the #time
by sam_antha February 21, 2009
Used when you or someone else does something stupid. It also can be used if one is annoyed, disgusted, bored, surprised, or in pain. Or just for the thrill of saying something nobody else says.
Oy... my stupid sister stole my wallet!
by Ian December 13, 2003
something to say to get attention when everyone is talking over you
Students: Why does mrs nash go oy whenever she calls us?

Mrs. Nash: OY!
Students: yes miss?
#teacher #school #scream #hey #you #shut up #listen
by sB129 March 15, 2008
Short for "oy vey" which is yiddish for "woe is mine" basically meaning "thats bad or oh shit
commonly used by jews :)
ALSO short for oysh, which is short for oh shit
Commonly used by wannabe jews and parents who censor
person 1: YOUR ABOUT TO CRASH INTO THE FUCKING TEMPLE YOU IDIOT!!!!!!
person 2 : oy!
#oh shit #oy vey #jews #yiddish #oysh
by elisenavidad211 January 23, 2011
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