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cockneyfy

[kok-ni-fahy] /ˈkɒk nɪˌfaɪ/
verb (used with object), cockneyfied, cockneyfying.
1.
to give a cockney character to: to cockneyfy the word “horse” by pronouncing it “'orse.”.
Origin of cockneyfy
1815-1825
First recorded in 1815-25; cockney + -fy
Related forms
cockneyfication, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for cockneyfy

cockneyfy

/ˈkɒknɪˌfaɪ/
verb -fies, -fying, -fied
1.
(transitive) to cause (one's speech, manners, etc) to fit the stereotyped idea of a cockney
Derived Forms
cockneyfication, cocknification, noun
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