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Definition of "hoy" []

  • A small sloop-rigged coasting ship. (noun)
  • A heavy barge used for freight. (noun)
  • Used to attract attention. (interjection)

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 "hoy" in a sentence
  • "But, a simple, "Por favor, plancha esta ropa hoy" is clear and courteous, too."
  • "Most people come here for the Crispy Pork & Basil Rice and Thai Boat noodles, but Ord prides itself most on these noodles called hoy khaa."
  • "Served in a bamboo boat, this Thai-style omelette, called "hoy tod," is drizzled with a sweet-and-sour sauce."