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mockney

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Pronunciation: /ˈmɒkni
 
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Definition of mockney in English:

noun

[mass noun] British informal
A form of speech regarded as an affected imitation of cockney in accent and vocabulary.
Example sentences
  • 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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