A tinker, or member of the Irish travlelling community. See also the British pikey
. They live in caravans in random fields and leave the place generally in a mess. However there are some good travellers who are given a hard time and a bad name due to the bad ones.
See also the less polite term: knacker
"That's a traveller's camp", "Is he a traveller?"
The term used to describe an erection that develops whilst on public transport (e.g. bus, train).
A hot brunette hopped on my bus so I had to ride out the trip with a traveller.
A name which pikey
s use to describe themselves often while spitting on their own garments and claiming that their fathers are boxers.
pikey1: My dad's a boxer!
pikey2: This go cart cost a tousand pounds!
me: (mumbles) goddam gypsies
pikey1: We're not gypsies we're travellers you cunt faced piece o' shite
me: Yeah well you've just gobbed on your trousers
An alcoholic beverage, usually a tin of lager that is taken for consumption on public transport en route to the pub/bar/club
John, taking any travellers for the train?
1. British term used to refer collectively to two separate traditionally-nomadic groups found in the UK: Irish Traveller
s (also known as Pavee
s and pikey
s) and Romani
(also known as Roma
s and Kale
). The term is used to replace the traditional term "gypsy
", which is now considered offensive by some. The term refers to members of these two groups regardless of whether they actually live a nomadic or sedentary lifestyle.
2. A term used by people who are travelling away from home, but have distaste for the terms "tourist" and "holidaymaker". Travellers are often said to be distinct from tourists/holidaymakers due to the fact that they travel for longer periods of time, seeing a variety of places in one trip, and make an effort to experience the real spirit of the places they visit, rather than just tourist resorts. Those who self-describe as travellers are also often travelling on a tighter budget than traditional tourists, staying in hostels rather than hotels. A roughly synonymous term is "
Name: the equestrian mount of Confederate General Robert E. Lee during his service as commander of The Army of Northern Virginia in the American Civil War (a.k.a. The War Between the States).
During the Battle of Gettysburg, Traveller maintained his composure regardless of the bullets that were flying around himself and General Lee.
pikeys, gypsies, a clever way of allowing hostelry owners etc. to hang racist signs without actually being racist.
"quick Alec" screamed his young friend. "get that 'NO TRAVELLERS' sign up, here come a load of gippoes."
gippo - "gravel yur droive zur?"
alec - "ckoff!"