rather outdated Black English for "foe," origin unknown. See page 26 of the 1971 Bantam edition of Ann Fairbairn's novel Five Smooth Stones, where one of the African American characters, Geneva, defines it as meaning "foe" but gives no hint of etymology. I'd be tempted to go with the African origin.
Don't we know she a ofay _____? derogatory having to do with sexual conduct.

He just an ofay, that what he be.
av Glenda Schrock 8. februar 2008
A word of unspecified West African origin that refers to "white" people. It's commonly used in the American South but has fallen out of favor as "White Devil" has assumed prominence.
This ofay at my job is jealous of my ability to get the job done faster and better than him. But he can't help his ofay ways.
av IncogNegro (FC) 20. februar 2003
disparaging term for a Caucasian.
You big-haired trashy macaroni-and-cheese-eatin' ofay bitch!
av Anonymous 17. februar 2003
Insult to a white person from a black person meaning punk, cracker, bitch.
That ofey is pissing me of
av bloodygore00 2. oktober 2003
Still a mystery as to the origin of the word. It almost certainly isn't Gullah of West African. It almost certainly isn't from "foe" in Pig Latin as that form of "Pig Latin" didn't really start until 1920 and "ofay" was around from at least the 1890s. It usually wasn't used in a derogatory way about whites, but rather just as a matter of fact expression. Quite often used in early Black newspapers in columns written about theatrical performers and that the "ofay" owned the theater in which the Black performers, er uh, performed.
It is really the most beautiful city of its kind in the South. It has all modern conveniences, electrical effects, etc, is situated near the harbor and the audiences are all ofays, principally foreigners.
av samclem 12. juni 2010
French for Punk, cracker, bitch
man 1: "You see larry over, there?"

man 2: "Yeah, what an o'fay!"
av mattyfun 12. januar 2004
french for punk cracka bitch
That shizzle eating o'fay's been all up in my hizzle all night
av SpaceToasters 25. juli 2003
french for punk cracker bitch
There goes that damn o'fay that fired my ass
av Anonymous 17. juli 2003

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