noun, plural goy·im [goi-im], /ˈgɔɪ ɪm/, goys.Usually Disparaging.
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Origin of goy
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OTHER WORDS FROM goygoyish, adjective
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The narrator calls two of the men "Bill the Goy" and "Clyde the Schlub."Must Read New Fiction: ‘Arcadia,’ ‘Men in Space,’ ‘The O’Briens,’ ‘Hot Pink’|Chloë Schama, Jacob Silverman, Wendy Smith, Daniel Roberts|March 23, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Two in particular, Agasaki and Goy, are thus described by Kmpfer.The History of Prostitution|William W. Sanger
In the eyes of the Goy he's something peculiar, something disgraceful!Simon Eichelkatz; The Patriarch|Ulrich Frank
The indefatigable litigant, the brilliant engineer, to whom ideas, goy!The Entailed Hat|George Alfred Townsend
Itzig says he is without a beard and looks more like a goy (gentile) than like one of our own people.Rabbi and Priest|Milton Goldsmith
Truly the wise man's proverb is just: "Sedaukauh teromain goy, veh-ka-sade le-u-meem khahmaut."