Translation of cockney in Spanish:
noun plural -neys
- 1.1 countable (person)cockney (masculine and feminine)(persona nacida en el East End de Londres, tradicionalmente de clase obrera)Example sentences1.2 uncountablecockney (rhyming slang)
(argot utilizado por los cockneys en el que se sustituye una palabra determinada por otra palabra o locución que rime con ella)
- A cockney by birth, he signed for United as a trainee in 1991.
- A cockney by birth, he had been apprenticed to an engraver and had only become a soldier as a volunteer in the invasion scare of 1800.
- This is usually cited as evidence of British fortitude - the attitude exemplified by cockneys in the heavily bombed East End who told Winston Churchill, ‘We can take it, but give it 'em back.’
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