Little bloke speaking to a big bloke sporting a black eye.
The Scottish Word:


‘Jings Erchie, that’s some keeker yiv got yersel.’

‘Aye . . . but you want to see the other guy.’


keeker: a black eye.

‘Goodness Archibald, that is a rather serious black eye that you have acquired for yourself.’

‘Maybe, but if you could see the other chap you would find that he is somewhat more marked than I.’

The Scottish Word: keeker with its definition and its meaning illustrated and captioned with the word used in context in the Scots language and in English.

One thought on “Keeker.

  1. My da told me a keeker was what you got from keekin (peaking) through a key hole, if someone opened the door and bashed your eye.

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