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Definition of 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

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

Lots of middle class people are running around pretending to be Cockney.
Christopher Eccleston

One of the main things about Cockney is, you speak at twice the speed as Americans. Americans speak very slow.
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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