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cockney

kok nee

  • n  a native of the east end of London
  • n  the nonstandard dialect of natives of the east end of London
  • a  characteristic of Cockneys or their dialect
    cockney vowels
  • a  relating to or resembling a cockney
News & Articles

  • 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.
    June 13, 2013 - The Gadsden Times
Quotes

  • Sally Ann Howes in San Jose Mercury News
    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...
  • John Ruskin in The Australian
    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...
  • Peter Chapple-Hyam in Sportinglife.co.za
    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.

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