pikey


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pikey

(ˈpaɪkɪ)
n
1. (Peoples) a gypsy or vagrant
2. (Peoples) a member of the underclass
[perhaps from turnpike]
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CONTROVERSIAL motoring show Top Gear has been cleared of breaching broadcasting rules after it was investigated by Ofcom over the use of the word pikey.
On Saturday an extended wedding party, with several brides and grooms, a half sheep, half woman with hooves, horns and sheep legs were amongst the waltzers to Pikey Beatz.
Then on Thursday a Conservative MP reported him to police after he tweeted a photograph of himself with an Erdington postman saying "With Gareth Martin, the Pikey from the Erdington Royal Mail Sorting Office.
Pikey is a derogatory slang term used to Travellers.
In The Whatnot, readers meet Pikey Thomas, a boy who's helping to rescue Hettie.
Comedian Russell, who describes himself as a "shy pikey from Enfield", is still trying to adjust to his meteoric rise to fame.
In a world of emulsions and foams and three-times cooked duck testicles, the ordering of steak can be viewed as illeducated, dull, a bit pikey.
I liked Pete and the Pikey, Ryan Nix, so I just stuck with it.
It led to the setting up of the Pikey Appreciation Society, dedicated to furthering the cause of their man, with one of the founding principles being the commitment to strenuous denials that Pike was in fact Michael Barrymore
After realizing that Pitt couldn't master a London accent, Ritchie gave him the role Mickey the Pikey, who has an undecipherable accent.
The 24-year-old teacher at Ysgol Gyfun Llanhari, originally from Newcastle Emlyn, takes the nickname Pikey after Brad Pitt's role as an Irish rogue in the film Snatch.
Main Stage Line up: Toploader, Extra Curricular, Big Beat Bronson, MAUSI, Jamie Squire, Pikey Beatz, Jeramiah Ferrari, Holy Moly and the Crackers, This Ground Moves, Street Party in Soho | Acoustic Stage: Max Milner, Blistered Molly, Peculiar Disco Moves, The Larks, Joe Taylor, Josh and Dean, Ian Brown and lots more to be confirmed.