Entry from British & World English dictionary
noun[mass noun] British informal
A form of speech regarded as an affected imitation of cockney in accent and vocabulary.
- All you could hear was the sound of cockney / mockney mixed in with the odd Mancunian / Scouse or public school accent.
- He is a smart, religious, handsome, family man with charisma, vision, passion, good suits, his own teeth and an accent that shifts between plummy and mockney as the company requires.
- Posssibly you could explain that if he was a real cockney as opposed to a pathetic little mockney he'd know you are not a ‘ginger’, you are a ‘duke’.
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