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Definition of "goy" [goy]

  • Offensive Used as a disparaging term for one who is not a Jew. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "goy" in a sentence
  • "You, yourself limited the non-offensive use of the term goy to everyday Hebrew usage in that country."
  • "Greg D you make mistakes by the bucketload here. the word goy is merely a word that describes a person who is not Jewish - I would have preferred the description non Jewish in Trumpeldors post but you are assuming negatives, as it seems is a regular thing for you."
  • "Consider the word "goy" -- a gentile, or a non-Jew."