- a pampered child.
- a squeamish, affected, or effeminate person.
Origin of cockney
OTHER WORDS FROM cockneycock·ney·ish, adjectivecock·ney·ish·ly, adverb
Words nearby cockney
How to use cockney in a sentence
“Yes, I do,” he says with a Cockney accent so thick Judge Whitehead asks him to deliver his testimony while facing him.The Stacks: The Judas Priest Teen Suicide Trial|Ivan Solotaroff|June 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But on the big screen, this bullish Brit transformed into the quintessential Cockney accented tough guy with a big heart.Remembering Bob Hoskins, the Burly British Star of ‘Who Framed Roger Rabbit,’ Who Died at 71|Lorenza Muñoz|April 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They have been in situ all week, with tents, Union Jacks, and lashings of cockney wisdom.Superfans Take Over Westminster Abbey|Tom Sykes|April 29, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Characters in the soap Eastenders, which charts the lives of cockney Londoners, call their children Chelsea.Chelsy Davy, Prince Harry's Hard-Partying Royal Wedding Date|Tom Sykes|April 26, 2011|DAILY BEAST
His candid cockney-accented vocal stylings still reverberate through the Brit pop of today.Dead Cool: Ian Dury|Simon Doonan|April 23, 2010|DAILY BEAST
"Come in," said a Cockney voice shrill with youth, in answer to her tap; and the child obeyed.Rosemary in Search of a Father|C. N. Williamson
Here the Scot entered into explanations which threw the Cockney's brain into a complete muddle.Friend Mac Donald|Max O'Rell
The dank vapours of Covent Garden are sweet in the nostrils of many a cockney reveller.A Cursory History of Swearing|Julian Sharman
The little cockney children circle around me to get a view from all sides.My Wonderful Visit|Charlie Chaplin
If he be a Cockney soldier he will repeat the word: "'Orspital, mate—lor' luv ye, wish I wuz back!"Private Peat|Harold R. Peat