pl. goys or goy′im
Informal a non-Jew; gentile: often used contemptuously
Origin of goyYiddish ; from Heb, tribe, nation
nounpl. goy·im or goys Often Offensive
A person who is not Jewish.
Origin of goyYiddish, from Hebrew gôy, Jew ignorant of the Jewish religion, non-Jew; see gwy in Semitic roots.
- Alternative capitalization of goy.