[ oi ]
/ ɔɪ /
a type of punk rock featuring violent, racist lyrics, associated especially with skinheads.
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Origin of Oi
First recorded in 1975–80; of disputed origin
Other definitions for Oi (2 of 2)
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How to use Oi in a sentence
British Dictionary definitions for Oi (1 of 2)
British a cry used to attract attention, esp in an aggressive way
of or relating to a form of punk rock popular esp among skinheads in the late 1970s and 1980s
British Dictionary definitions for Oi (2 of 2)
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Medical definitions for Oi
For words beginning with oi- that are not found here, see under e-.
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