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goy

(goɪ)
1. n. a gentile. (From Hebrew. Not necessarily derogatory.) But the goys can’t do anything they want on Sunday!
2. mod. gentile; non-Jewish. Goy pickles are sort of blah.
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You'll go out, you'll buy the Sunday News, you'll get goyish cup cakes by Dugan's .
If you live in Butte, Montana, you're Goyish even if you're Jewish.
Ignatz may shoot a deer on the aristocrats' hunt -- that most goyish of the men-will-be-boyish rites -- but the Jew is never secure from turning target himself.
The situation is made to order for the appearance of a handsome stranger, embodied by a handsome goyish hippie, Walker Jerome (Viggo Mortensen), an itinerant peddler who charms the elderly Jewish ladies at the camp into buying blouses.
Portnoy's queerness resides in his Jewish outsider status and his need to prove his masculinity to the goyish world that stereotypes Jewish men as effeminate.
Cohen's use of biblical language and imagery runs the common gamut of national-right reproach against what I would call "coastal-plateau Israeliness,"the modern, secular and liberal Israel that is "self-seeking", "godless", empty", and--in an infuriatingly goyish way--"normal".
They sang songs that were already strange to my great grandmother, half in Hebrew and half in the vernacular--yes, even goyish.
How could they possibly think that he should shlep the goyish icons through the streets of Havana?