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omi (plural omis)
- (Polari) man, bloke
- 1967, Bona Bijou Tourettes (Round the Horne), season 3, episode 12, written by Kenneth Horne:
- Divine. Sitting, sipping a tiny drinkette, vadaïng the great butch omis and dolly little palones trolling by, or disporting yourself on the sable plage getting your lallies all bronzed - your riah getting bleached by the soleil.
- 1997, Gardiner, James, Who's a pretty boy then?, page 123:
- Well, she schlumphed her Vera down the screech at a rate of knots, zhooshed up the riah, checked the slap in the mirror behind the bar, straightened up one ogle fake riah that had come adrift, and bold as brass orderlied over as fast as she could manage in those bats and, in her best lips, asked, if she could parker the omi a bevvy.
- Rhymes: -omi
- Third person singular indicative past form of omia.
- Indicative present connegative form of omia.
- Second person singular imperative present form of omia.
- Second person singular imperative present connegative form of omia.
- man (adult male)
- Rōmaji transcription of
- plural of
- Dictionary of the Yoruba Language (1913)
- J. S. Olaoye, Principles and Concepts of Yoruba Language (2012)