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Meaning of "hoy" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD HOY

From Middle Dutch hoei.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF HOY

hoy  [hɔɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF HOY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Hoy is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES HOY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

hoy

Hoy

Hoy is an island in Orkney, Scotland. With an area of 143 square kilometres it is the second largest in the archipelago after the Mainland. It is connected by a causeway called The Ayre to South Walls. Unusually, the two islands are treated as one entity by the UK census.

Definition of hoy in the English dictionary

The definition of hoy in the dictionary is a freight barge. Other definition of hoy is a coastal fishing and trading vessel, usually sloop-rigged, used during the 17th and 18th centuries.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE HOY

howlet
Howlin´ Wolf
howling
howlingly
howlround
Howrah
howsoever
howsomdever
howsomever
howtowdie
howzat
howzit
hox
Hoxha
hoya
hoyden
hoydenhood
hoydenish
hoydenishness
hoydenism

WORDS THAT END LIKE HOY

alloy
baby boy
boy
cowboy
deploy
destroy
doy
employ
enjoy
Game Boy
joy
ladyboy
McCoy
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playboy
Roy
soy
the boy
toy
Troy

Synonyms and antonyms of hoy in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «hoy» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF HOY

Find out the translation of hoy to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of hoy from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «hoy» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

霍伊
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Hoy
570 millions of speakers

English

hoy
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

बजरा
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

هوي
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

хой
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

hoy
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

Hoy
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

hoy
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Hoy
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

hoy
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ホイ島
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

호이
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Hoy
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

gọi người
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

Hoy
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

होया
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

mavna
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

hoy
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Hoy
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

хой
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

hoy
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

hoy
15 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Afrikaans

Hoy
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

hoy
10 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Norwegian

Hoy
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of hoy

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «HOY»

The term «hoy» is very widely used and occupies the 822 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «HOY» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «hoy» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «hoy» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about hoy

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «HOY»

Discover the use of hoy in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to hoy and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Chasing Dirt: The American Pursuit of Cleanliness
And as the book enters the modern era, we learn how advertising for soaps, mouthwashes, toothpastes, and deodorants in mass-circulation magazines showed working men and women how to cleanse themselves and become part of the increasingly ...
Suellen Hoy, 1995
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How Should I Read These?: Native Women Writers in Canada
Drawing on postcolonial, feminist, poststructuralist, and First Nations theory, Hoy raises and addresses questions around ?difference? in relation to texts by contemporary Native women prose writers in Canada.
Helen Hoy, 2001
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Critical Resistance: From Poststructuralism to Post-critique
A leading authority on Continental philosophy examines the concept of critical resistance within recent poststructuralist social thought.
David Couzens Hoy, 2005
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Chris Hoy: The Autobiography
Fully updated to include Sir Chris Hoy’s incredible, record-breaking golds at London 2012 (making him his country’s greatest ever Olympian), this is the story of a sporting legend in his own words.
Chris Hoy, 2009
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Mathematics for Economics: Student's Solutions Manual
This text offers a comprehensive presentation of the mathematics required to tackle problems in economic analysis.
Michael Hoy, 2001
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The book of photography
A reference guide to the history and production of photography provides definitions, biographies, a timeline of photographic milestones, and information on genres and technical and aesthetic achievements.
Anne H. Hoy, 2005
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The Critical Circle: Literature, History, and Philosophical ...
Hoy shows that it is possible to bring the French, German, and Anglo- American critical traditions into meaningful relationship without blurring the distinctions that separate them.
David Couzens Hoy, 1982
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Photojournalism: The Visual Approach
An introduction to the basic principles of photojournalism discusses camera and film use, composition, flash photography, film processing, photo editing, and photojournalism ethics
Frank P. Hoy, 1993
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Insect Molecular Genetics: An Introduction to Principles and ...
This volume provides an introduction to the techniques and literature of molecular genetics; defines terminology; and reviews concepts, principles, and applications of these powerful tools.
Marjorie A. Hoy, 2013
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Educational Leadership and Reform
Fur- thennore, school environments that are characterized by safe, orderly atmospheres; high, attainable goals; high expectations for staff and students; and an emphasis on academics have higher levels of academic press (Hoy & Hannum, ...
Wayne K. Hoy, Cecil G. Miskel, 2005

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «HOY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term hoy is used in the context of the following news items.
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L. Hoy: Diversity used as a weapon | Sun Journal
L. Hoy: Diversity used as a weapon. Leonard Hoy. Letters |. Thursday, July 16, 2015. Michael Nadeau recently suggested that people “... learn about the value of ... «Lewiston Sun Journal, Jul 15»
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Gallup-HOY poll: 87% of voters call government corruption 'serious …
Santo Domingo.- A Gallup-HOY survey released Wednesday found that 87% of voters consider government in and political corruption "a ... «Dominican Today, Jul 15»
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5 cosas de hoy sobre la campaña 2016
Como cada día, Univision Noticias les trae a mitad de la jornada una selección de los temas de los que se habla hoy, martes 14 de julio. «Univisión, Jul 15»
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Look how strong Chris Hoy's premature son is now!
"Amazed, delighted & a little shocked to announce the birth of our beautiful baby son, Callum David Robert Hoy! Born at 29 weeks," he tweeted. «MadeForMums, Jul 15»
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A few minutes with... Sir Chis Hoy
Just ask Sir Chris Hoy, whose 'quiet retirement' from winning gold medals in cycling is leading him to take on the toughest test in motorsport. «Yahoo Cars UK, Jul 15»
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Hoy, Robertson and Team LNT Dominate In LMP3 At The Red Bull …
Round three of the 2015 European Le Mans Series at the spectacular Red Bull Ring in Austria saw the #3 Team LNT Ginetta Nissan of Sir ... «Planetlemans.com, Jul 15»
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Sir Chris Hoy Wins Again For Nissan :: PaddockTalk :: F1, Formula 1 …
Hoy's job was to maintain the lead and he did just that throughout a faultless double stint before handing back over to Robertson for the run to ... «PaddockTalk, Jul 15»
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Sir Chris Hoy Shares Photo Of Son Posing As His 'Gym Buddy' On …
And Hoy's wife confirmed the photo of Callum helping his dad out with weights coincided with the exact same day he managed to sit up for the ... «Huffington Post UK, Jul 15»
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National Affairs by Claire Hoy — Some absurd fear-mongering
Leading up to the last election, my neighbours received a voting information card in the mail intended for the people they bought the house ... «Caledon Citizen, Jul 15»
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Sir Chris Hoy snaps gym picture of baby son
Super cute Callum Hoy, who was born 11 weeks early weighing just two pounds two ounces, was pictured sitting underneath a massive weight. «Scotsman, Jul 15»

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