Dutch edit

Etymology edit

Reduplication of hoi; compare doeidoei.

Interjection edit

hoihoi

  1. Synonym of hoi

Hawaiian edit

Pronunciation edit

Verb edit

hoihoi

  1. to be interesting, fun

Usage notes edit

Both hoihoi and hoehoe (to paddle a canoe) are pronounced in Neo-Hawaiian as hoyhoy, reflecting American English.

References edit