Translation of cockney in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ˈkɑːkni; ˈkɒkni/

noun/nombre (plural -neys)

  • 1.1 countable/numerable (person) cockney (masculine and feminine) ([ persona nacida en el East End de Londres, tradicionalmente de clase obrera ])
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    • 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.’
    1.2 uncountable/no numerable cockney (rhyming slang)[ argot utilizado por los cockneys en el que se sustituye una palabra determinada por otra palabra o locución que rime con ella ]


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