cockney cockney  /ˈkɑk ni/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a native of the east end of London
  2. (n) the nonstandard dialect of natives of the east end of London
  3. (adj) characteristic of Cockneys or their dialect
  4. (adj) relating to or resembling a cockney

News

  • Theatre of Gadsden to present 'Paint Your Wagon'

    When Lewis Fuller was in the Gadsden Civic Theatre's production of the Broadway musical “Paint Your Wagon” in 1985, he played the role of Edgar Crocker, a Cockney “Miner 49” looking for gold in California in the 1850s gold rush.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Gadsden Times

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Quotes

  1. "Matthew has gotten the low Cockney in all the gestures," Howes says. "There is nothing Broadway about it. It's very theatrical but it's all Cockney. Then when you go to the upper classes, it's all correct. The styles are so different. I...
    on Sep 12, 2007 By: Sally Ann Howes Source: San Jose Mercury News

  2. "I have seen and heard much of cockney impudence before now, but never expected to hear a coxcomb ask two hundred guineas for flinging a pot of paint into the public's face," the famous critic John Ruskin said in 1877 of Whistler's Nocturne in...
    on Jun 20, 2010 By: John Ruskin Source: The Australian

  3. "Cockney Rebel was a very good winner at Newmarket and went on to win well at the Curragh. My horse has improved since they last met but is it enough to turn the tables? Only time will tell," said Chapple-Hyam.
    on Jun 8, 2007 By: Peter Chapple-Hyam Source: Sportinglife.co.za

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