What does Joey mean?

Generic insult


"You're a right Joey"

Originally a corruption of the name of Joey Deacon - a severely disabled man made famous by children's TV programme Blue Peter. Entered the lexicon of playground put-downs immediately and survives in pockets of playground slang to this day.

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Credit: contributed by joker on 23-Sep-2012.

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Old Skool 9 times. Modern 1 times. Fake 2 times.

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