Origin of oy1
Definition for oy (2 of 2)
Origin of oy2
Examples from the Web for oy
I urge my Republican friends … I look forward to working with leaders of both parties … Oy.
Oy Vey: On Tuesday, Mr. Kanye Kardashian revealed a song for his girlfriend, Kim.
Oy sawed the firing gin coming, and oy said to stoarp, and the firing gin didn't stoarpt, and it said whoy—whoy—whoy!When Ghost Meets Ghost|William Frend De Morgan
Cuando Pepe oy el zumbidillo de aquel insecto, su irritacin creci.Doa Perfecta|Benito Prez Galds
Therefore seeing that uo, and os, are proportionall to oy, they are both equall.
Now, by the 12 e. as ea is to ai: so is so to oy: and therefore, by the grant, so is uo to oy.
In the British Museum copy of this number an old hand has supplied the omitted letters 'oy' and we have Mr. Hoyle.The Works of Aphra Behn, Volume VI|Aphra Behn
Word Origin and History for oy
Yiddish exclamation of dismay, 1892, American English. Extended form oy vey (1959) includes Yiddish vey, from German Weh "woe" (see woe).