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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.
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goy

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

A Yiddish word meaning person, used to mean someone who is not a Jew.
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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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Then arrived, two by two, with a gravity which made a contrast in the midst of the frisky ecclesiastical escort of Charles de Bourbon, the eight and forty ambassadors of Maximilian of Austria, having at their head the reverend Father in God, Jehan, Abbot of Saint-Bertin, Chancellor of the Golden Fleece, and Jacques de Goy, Sieur Dauby, Grand Bailiff of Ghent.
Goys youth and sports director Abdulrahman Askar, deputising for Goys president Hisham Al Jowder, attended the day-long competition and honoured the top three at the prize-giving ceremony.
GOYS's President Hisham Mohammed Al-Jowder remarked that the signing of the agreement comes as part of GOYS support to national clubs aimed to enhance the club's technical and administrative setup in line with the directives of His Highness Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa the Supreme Council for Youth and Sports (SCYS) Chairman and President of the Bahrain Olympics Committee and follow-up from Shaikh Salman bin Ibrahim Al Khalifa the SCYS Secretary-General.
The finalists in both tournaments were honoured during the prize-distribution ceremony, which was attended by Goys Organisations and Youth Centres Director Ahmed Al Dosssary.
Al Dossari delivered a speech on the occasion in which he praised GOYS' role and the sincere efforts it is exerting for the sake of rehabilitating young people and honing their creativity to be able to assume leadership positions in the Kingdom of Bahrain.
Goys director for youth organisations and centres Nawar Abdullah Al Mutawa, in a statement,
You occasionally meet goys who fall in love with everything Jewish, particularly early in their relationships with Jews.
Accompanied by GOYS president Hisham Mohammed Al Jowder, Khalaf inspected the project and closely examined the phases that have been implemented till now.
"The ability to communicate and collaborate with internal and external parties is becoming a key business differentiator which we have realised with the enablement of the Lync Solution," Goys president Hisham Al Jowder said.
Commenting on this announcement, His Excellency Hisham Bin Mohamed Al-Jowder, President, General Organization for Youth and Sports (GOYS) said "the ability to communicate and collaborate with internal & external parties is becoming a key business differentiator which we have realized with the enablement of the Lync Solution.
Al-Jowder said that GOYS support national clubs to expand their activities and offer more programmed aimed at attracting the Bahraini youth.