Complete Definition of "pikey"

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English

Pronunciation
:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-aɪki|-aɪki

Etymology 1
pike + -y

Noun
en-noun

  1. A low-ranking soldier who merely carries a pike.

Etymology 2
From obsolete pike, to depart or travel, or possibly from turnpike
etystub - needs to be confirmed

Noun
en-noun

  1. context|UK|pejorative A working-class (often underclass) person; specifically Irish Travellers, gypsies, but now sometimes used for any socially undesirable person, with negative connotations of benefit fraud, theft, single-parent families and living on run-down estates.

See also
charva
chav
yob
gypsy

ru:pikey

Revision and Credits for"pikey"
  • 2007-12-16 22:29 - SemperBlotto - Reverted edits by [[Special:Contributions/86.148.150.40|86.148.150.40]] ([[User_talk:86.148.150.40|Talk]]); changed back to last version by [[User:Sewnmouthsecret|Sewnmouthsecret]]

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