Definition of oi in English:

oi

Syllabification: oi
(also oy)

exclamation

British informal
  • Used to attract someone’s attention, especially in a rough or angry way: oi, don’t lean out!

noun

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  • A type of harsh, aggressive punk music originally popular in the late 1970s and early 1980s.

Origin

variant of hoy1: first recorded in the 1930s.

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