A perjorative word used to describe travellers, originally a corruption of the Romani phrase "Dik a dai", meaning "look at this"
Bloody hell, the diddycoys have syphoned off my diesel and stolen my batteries!
by margamatix November 25, 2010
Originally a Romani term of respect (dadika) for an older person, this has come to mean (in UK English) a Gypsy or traveller who is not of pure blood. The insult is therefore compounded, not only does this person have the negative qualities that prejudice has associated with travellers, but they are also of suspect descent, doubly damned.
they're not even proper gyppos, they're fucking diddikois
by klidenengro September 09, 2004