Definitions

Ahoy

Ahoy

[uh-hoi]

Ahoy, Ahoi or ahoj can refer to:

  • the well-known sailor's interjection, currently meaning "hello" and/or "what's going on?
  • descendants:
    • Ahoy-hoy or ahoy suggested by Alexander Graham Bell as a proper telephone answer
    • a Czech and Slovak everyday greeting, taken over by young people from the English expression in the 1930s, probably via the German ahoi. A district of Bratislava, Slovakia, is called Ahoj because young people met there before the area was developed
  • nominations:
    • Ahoy! (magazine), a magazine that used to be published about Commodore computers
    • Ahoy Rotterdam, an indoor sports arena and concert venue in Rotterdam in the Netherlands
    • ahoi, a website and pocketbook published since 2002 in Spain, German and french with ports and nautic informations about Costa Brava, Spain and Cote Vermeille, France
    • AHOY, standing for Australian Humanist of the Year, awarded annually by the Council of Australian Humanist Societies
    • Ahoy is currently being used as an ad slogan by the men's grooming line Old Spice

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