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the filipino way to get someones attention
Hoy.....where did my lumpia go?
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Contact, call, get in touch. It can also mean 'call out to get someone's attention'. The word is used in the Australian expression 'give (someone) a hoy'.
"I'l be working in the next room. Give us a hoy when you're finished packing these boxes."

"If you have any questions, just give me a hoy on my mobile."

"As soon as I find out more information, I'll give you a hoy."
by rafracia May 20, 2009
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Term used as a verb in Newcastle dialect. Means 'to throw' or 'throw out'.
"hoy that over here." means "throw that over here"
"hoy it!" means "put it in the bin"
by hgf December 08, 2004
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1. What Filipinos use to call someone's attention. Usually said in a loud voice. Similar to Hey!, only with greater force.

2. Norse word meaning "high island", Hoy is one of the Orkney Islands, which is near Britain.

Whoever who said Holla, please. Hoy is way more better because hoy is MUCH MORE Filipino, rather than Holla, which is severely retarded.

Heh heh heh, conform to ghetto azn STYLE </sarcasm>. HAH.
1. Hoy Jimbo! Uwi!

2. I'd like to visit Hoy.
by Welp June 20, 2004
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The Filipino way of saying "Hey!" but can be expressed sometimes in objection, if you're going to call someone's attention (negatively or positively).
Hoy! Andito ako! (Hey! I'm over here!)
Hoy, gaga ka! Sino may sabi sayong nadapa ako sa kanto?! (Hey, you idiot! Who told you I tripped at the corner?!)
by kei_blue October 05, 2003
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It is shorted language or "slang" for "you are welcome". It is common to hear the reply of "Hoy" after you say Cheers. It is often heard in the trendier part of London and other metropolitan cities in the United Kingdom. The term originated in Wales but has been adapted by the savvy trend setters in Metropolitan London.
Me: Next pint is on me.
You: Cheers!
Me: Hoy!
by The Savvy Brit May 25, 2011
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