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English definition of “wakey-wakey”

wakey-wakey

exclamation     /ˌweɪ.kiˈweɪ.ki/ humorous
said to someone in order to wake them up from sleep: Gloria knocked on the door and shouted "Wakey-wakey!"Not sleeping and not unconscious
(Definition of wakey-wakey exclamation from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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