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goy

 (goi)
n. pl. goy·im (goi′ĭm) or goys Often Offensive
A person who is not Jewish.

[Yiddish, from Hebrew gôy, Jew ignorant of the Jewish religion, non-Jew; see gwy in Semitic roots.]

goy′ish adj.

goy

(ɡɔɪ)
n, pl goyim (ˈɡɔɪɪm) or goys
(Judaism) a Jewish word for a gentile
[from Yiddish, from Hebrew goi people]
ˈgoyish, ˈgoyisch adj

goy

(gɔɪ)

n., pl. goy•im (ˈgɔɪ ɪm)
goys.
usage: This term is usually used with disparaging intent, implying a mild contempt for the attitudes, traits, and customs of non-Jews. Although it may be used in a neutral, even positive way to refer to a Christian, it almost always connotes a degree of condescension. Usually the context, such as the use of a qualifying adjective, will show the intent of the speaker.
n. Usually Disparaging.
(a term used to refer to a gentile or non-Jewish person.)
[1835–45; < Yiddish < Hebrew goi nation]
goy′ish, adj.

goy

A Yiddish word meaning person, used to mean someone who is not a Jew.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.goy - a Christian as contrasted with a Jew
Christian - a religious person who believes Jesus is the Christ and who is a member of a Christian denomination
shegetz - an offensive term for non-Jewish young man; "why does she like all those shkotzim?"
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