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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ANTI-DISCRIMINATION charity Kick It Out has praised Chelsea boss Frank Lampard after he condemned his club's supporters for referring to West Ham as 'pikeys'.
Blues supporters sang "Frankie Lampard scored 200 against the pikeys" as they beat Reading 4-3 in reference to the legend netting his record goal against his old club West Ham back in 2013.
Some visiting fans sang "Frankie Lampard, Frankie Lampard, scored 200 against the pikeys," - referring to the Stamford Bridge manager netting his 200th goal for the club as a player against his old side West Ham.
However, the victory was slightly overshadowed by reports of a minority ofChelseafans singing a song which include the lyrics "Frankie Lampard, Frankie Lampard, scored 200 against the pikeys."
WELSH Apprentice star Alana Spencer has been forced to apologise for comments calling members of the travelling community "chav pikeys" and "jobless pikey scum".
WELSH Apprentice star Alana Spencer has been forced to apologise for her comments calling members of the travelling community "chav pikeys" and "jobless pikey scum".
"Last year me and my dad were packing up after a fair in Loughborough when a group of women from a club started shouting at us and calling us 'pikeys'," she said.
In a sick rant posted to the social networking page advertising the bar a member of staff declared that he would not be allowing "pikeys" onto the premises ever again.
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. All too often it is crudity masquerading as comedy, although Manchester United fans did have great fun when Tourettes sufferer Tim Howard was in goal True, at times, there is true wit.
Brundle joked: "There are some pikeys there at turn 10 putting tarmac down - what do you think of that?"
Arterton oozes sex appeal and Riley is appealingly gawky as the newgirl who begs her father to take her away from the school, which she offensively calls "Hogwarts for pikeys!"
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.