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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Used to express dismay, pain, annoyance, grief, etc

Usage examples (37)
  • Not that it matters much, but I foresee a 4AM bedtime for me again ... oy.
  • It has the unpleasant "oy" sound that many dislike.
  • The group that put the 'oy' in boy band is being reborn.
  • Edward, Edward, I'm not even going to send an "oy" in your direction. for more
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