Entry from British & World English dictionary
noun (plural parkies)British informal
- ‘I got speaking to some of the parkies,’ Riley adds, ratcheting the anticipation to unbearable levels.
- ‘Everyone has some jolly tale to tell about being chased by the parkies,’ she said.
- But even if he is a bit of an old parkie, grudgingly showing the public round his precious grounds, Shattuck still knows more about the park than most, and his ‘binocular vision’ is as sharp as ever.
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