n. (also didakai, diddicoy) sl. a gypsy; an itinerant tinker.
Etymology: Romany

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  • didicoi (diddicoy, diddyguy, did) — n British a gypsy or a half gypsy. The word derives from the Romany didakeis, meaning the offspring of a marriage between a full blooded gypsy and an outsider. The word, which can be spelt in many ways, is often used in country districts to… …   Contemporary slang

  • didicoi — [ dɪdɪkɔɪ] (also diddicoy) noun (plural didicois) dialect a Gypsy or itinerant tinker. Origin C19: perh. an alt. of Romany dik akei look here …   English new terms dictionary

  • did|da|koi — «DIHD uh koy», noun. = didicoi. (Cf. ↑didicoi) …   Useful english dictionary

  • didakai — var. of DIDICOI. * * * didakai, didakei see didicoi …   Useful english dictionary

  • did — n British a form of didicoi …   Contemporary slang

  • diddy — I. n 1. British a fool. A lighthearted term of abuse, heard particularly in Scotland and the north of England. 2. British a didicoi 3. Irish the penis II. adj British small, cute and appealing …   Contemporary slang

  • diddicoy — See: didicoi …   Contemporary slang

  • diddyguy — See: didicoi …   Contemporary slang

  • diddicoy — noun variant spelling of didicoi …   English new terms dictionary

  • diddicoy — Noun. A gypsy. Also spelt diddicoi and didicoi. Orig. Romany/dialect …   English slang and colloquialisms

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