Definitions for hoagyˈhoʊ gi
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
Ref: hero sandwich.
* New Jersey and Pennsylvania..
Origin of hoagy:
1965–70, Amer.; orig. uncert.
bomber, grinder, hero, hero sandwich, hoagie, hoagy, Cuban sandwich, Italian sandwich, poor boy, sub, submarine, submarine sandwich, torpedo, wedge, zep(noun)
a large sandwich made of a long crusty roll split lengthwise and filled with meats and cheese (and tomato and onion and lettuce and condiments); different names are used in different sections of the United States
A sandwich made on a long bun; submarine sandwich.