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pikey

/ˈpaɪkɪ/
noun (Brit, slang, derogatory)
1.
a gypsy or vagrant
2.
a member of the underclass
Word Origin
perhaps from turnpike
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Contemporary definitions for pikey
noun

a gypsy or vagabond; piker

Word Origin

from turnpike

Usage Note

slang

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