didicoi (diddicoy, diddyguy, did)

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 denote any type of gypsy or traveller.
► 'There was this didicoi used to go down our snooker club - couldn't sign his own name but he always had a roll of money on him.' (Recorded, carpet fitter, London, 1989)

Contemporary slang . 2014.

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