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Meaning of PIKEY


What Does PIKEY Mean?

PIKEY is a derogatory term used to describe someone from the travelling community (e.g., Romani travellers, Irish travellers, gypsies). It carries a negative connotation, specifically a connation of thieving travellers. As an adjective, PIKEY has come to mean low quality. For example, "Where did you get that pikey jacket?"
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Definition for PIKEY

PIKEY means "Gypsy or traveller (derogatory)". This is the most common meaning for PIKEY on social-media platforms such as Twitter, Facebook, and Snapchat. Here is some more information about PIKEY:

PIKEY
Definition:Gypsy or traveller (derogatory)
Type:Word
Guessability:
2: Quite easy to guess
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers
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When I write PIKEY, I mean this:

meaning of PIKEY
PIKEY is a derogatory term for a member of the travelling community.
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Examples of PIKEY in Sentences

Here are examples of PIKEY being used in conversations:
  • Person A: There's a PIKEY going door to door asking if you need your drive tarmacking.
  • Person B: I actually need mine doing.
  • Person A: Is this your PIKEY car?
  • Person B: At least I've got a car!

An Academic Look at PIKEY

PIKEY can be used as a noun or an adjective. For example:
  • Did that PIKEY just try to sell you an iPad?
  • (Here, PIKEY is being used as a noun.)
  • What a PIKEY railway station.
  • (Here, PIKEY is being used as an adjective.)


A Text with PIKEY

Using PIKEY on a Cell Phone (SMS Texts, Whatsapp, and Yubl)

 
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See Also...
GYPO (gypsy)