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cockney
American English: /ˈkɑkni/
British English: /ˈkɒkni/

Translation of cockney in Spanish:

noun plural cockneys

  • 1 countable (person)
    cockney (masculine or feminine) (persona nacida en el East End de Londres, tradicionalmente de clase obrera)
    Example sentences
    • 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.’
  • 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)

adjective

  • cockney
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