cockney

See also: Cockney

EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

See Cockney.

NounEdit

cockney (plural cockneys)

  1. A native or inhabitant of parts of the East End of London.
  2. Alternative letter-case form of Cockney (the accent and speech mannerisms of these people).
  3. (obsolete) An effeminate person; a spoilt child.

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AdjectiveEdit

cockney (not comparable)

  1. Of, or relating to these people or their accent.

Usage notesEdit

  • Traditionally, applies only to those born within earshot of the bells of St Mary-le-Bow, Cheapside

Derived termsEdit


FrenchEdit

NounEdit

cockney m (plural cockneys)

  1. cockney

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PortugueseEdit

NounEdit

cockney m, f (plural cockneys)

  1. cockney (a native or inhabitant of parts of the East End of London)

NounEdit

cockney m (uncountable)

  1. cockney (English dialect of the White lower class of London)