2 definitions by Juan Skinner

A member of the street drinking fraternity
Etymology - believed to have been derived from jackdaw and jake which is scots for a cheap strong drink.
"You can easily tell the jakeys from the brass monkies. The jakeys have damaged red skin on their faces and the junkies have pallid see-through skin only a few microns thick."
by Juan Skinner July 01, 2005
A heroin user
(Cockney rhyming slang - junkie)
"They put UV lights in the crapper at asda so the brass monkeys could not find a vein to jack up."
by Juan Skinner July 01, 2005

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