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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Perth Sheriff Court heard he said: "You let the pikeys go because you're related to them.
KEITH ALLEN Saturday afternoon at The Literature Tent The Sheriff of Nottingham and all-round cultural nutter performs his forthcoming spoken-word album Two Pikeys On A Minicruise.
These anthologies tend to show the vast majority of ditties seem to refer to the parentage, sexual practices, physical appearance and origins of match officials, opposition players and their fans who, particularly in the south, are often referred to as pikeys.
Brundle joked: "There are some pikeys there at turn 10 putting tarmac down - what do you think of that?
Brundle was interviewing F1 head Bernie Ecclestone before the start of the Canadian Grand Prix when he joked about "some pikeys there at turn 10 putting tarmac down".
The traditional mix of profiteers, pikeys and, er, drunken individuals made for a raucous atmosphere and as early as 4pm there was a sense of anticipation as the bigger bands began to arrive on stage.
They wrote: "Calling Irish pikeys thieving scum when they are thieving scum is not racism.
BAD GIRLS ITV1Wales 9pm SHED Productions - the sultans of trash TV and the makers of Footballers' Wives, have come back with another series of pikeys in prison - Bad Girls.
Brundle, 49, referred to repairs on the track the night before, saying: "There are some pikeys out there putting some new Tarmac down at turn 10 apparently.
Racist abuse of black people is quite rightly no longer deemed acceptable, but when theres a joke about pikeys or gyppos, there's no comeback.