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Definition of Cockney

Cockney

  1. An effeminate person; a spoilt child.
  2. A native or resident of the city of London; -- used contemptuously.
  3. Of or relating to, or like, cockneys.

Cockney Quotations

I'm every bourgeois nightmare - a Cockney with intelligence and a million dollars.
Michael Caine

I just wanted to be an ordinary, middle-class person. When I was at Cambridge, I made great efforts to lose the last remnants of my Cockney accent.
Peter Ackroyd

It was great to play an ex-marine cockney thug. All my roles are as different as the colours of the rainbow.
Luke Treadaway

I love my accent, I thought it was useful in Gone In 60 Seconds because the standard villain is upper class or Cockney. My Northern accent would be an odd clash opposite Nic Cage.
Christopher Eccleston

People say I've 'retained' my Cockney accent. I can do any accent, but I wanted other working-class boys to know that they could become actors.
Michael Caine
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Cockney Translations

cockney in German is Londoner
cockney in Spanish is londinense de la clase popular
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