cockneyism

[kok-nee-iz-uh m]
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noun

cockney quality or character.
a cockney peculiarity, as of speech.

Nearby words

  1. cockleshell,
  2. cockloft,
  3. cockney,
  4. cockney bream,
  5. cockneyfy,
  6. cockpit,
  7. cockroach,
  8. cockscomb,
  9. cocksfoot,
  10. cockshot

Origin of cockneyism


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British Dictionary definitions for cockneyism

cockneyism

noun

a characteristic of speech or custom peculiar to cockneys
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