Either short for Michael Parkinson, a famous chat show host, or more likely a word to describe the weather as being rather cold!

The American's guide to speaking British. 2013.

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  • parky — park y adj. Cold; of weather. [British informal] [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • parky — ► ADJECTIVE Brit. informal ▪ chilly. ORIGIN of unknown origin …   English terms dictionary

  • parky — UK [ˈpɑː(r)kɪ] / US [ˈpɑrkɪ] adjective Word forms parky : adjective parky comparative parkier superlative parkiest British informal cold …   English dictionary

  • parky — par|ky [ˈpa:ki US ˈpa:rki] adj BrE informal cold = ↑chilly ▪ It s a bit parky outside today …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • parky — adj British cold. A word of obscure origin dating from at least before World War II and still in use. Among middle and upper class speakers the term is occasionally altered to parquet (as in parquet floor ing ). ► It s a bit parky in here mind if …   Contemporary slang

  • parky — • chilly (weather). i.e. It s a bit parky out there …   Londonisms dictionary

  • parky — adjective BrE informal cold: It s a bit parky outside today …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • parky — adjective Cold, but not excessively so. Syn: chilly, cool …   Wiktionary

  • parky — park|y [ parki ] adjective BRITISH INFORMAL cold …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • parky — adj. (British) chilly, pleasantly cold (regarding the weather) …   English contemporary dictionary

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