OI

Pronoun

Oi

(south west England) Eye dialect spelling of I.

Anagrams

• I/O, IO, Io, i/o, io

Etymology 1

Interjection

oi (UK, Ireland, NZ, South Africa, usually, impolite)

Said to get someone's attention; hey.

An expression of surprise.

An informal greeting, similar to hi.

Synonyms

• (to get attention): hey, yo; see also hey

• (expression of surprise): blimey, whoa; see also wow

• (informal greeting): wotcher, yo

Noun

oi (uncountable)

(UK, sometimes, capitalized) A working-class punk rock subgenre of the 1970s, sometimes associated with racism.

Etymology 2

Interjection

oi

Alternative spelling of oy

Etymology 3

Pronoun

oi

(representing rural dialect pronunciation) I.

Anagrams

• I/O, IO, Io, i/o, io

Noun

OI (plural OIs)

(medicine) Initialism of opportunistic infection.

(medicine) Initialism of osteogenesis imperfecta.

Anagrams

• I/O, IO, Io, i/o, io

Source: Wiktionary



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