- 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.
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.
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.
"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