Definition of Cockneys

1. Proper noun. (plural of Cockney) ¹

2. Noun. (plural of cockney) ¹

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Definition of Cockneys

1. cockney [n] - See also: cockney

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cockneys

cockmunch
cockmuncher
cockmunchers
cockmunches
cockney
cockneycality
cockneyfication
cockneyfications
cockneyfied
cockneyfies
cockneyfy
cockneyfying
cockneyish
cockneyism
cockneyisms
cockneys (current term)
cocknify
cockpit
cockpit recorder
cockpit voice recorder
cockpits
cockroach
cockroach taxi
cockroaches
cockroachlike
cockroachy
cocks
cocks of the plains
cockscomb
cockscomb ulcer

Literary usage of Cockneys

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1. A Journal of Travels in England, Holland and Scotland, and of Two Passages by Benjamin Silliman (1820)
"Sunday, how considered by many in London—The cockneys— Who they ... The cockneys also emulate their superiors in this way. and although they cannot afford ..."

2. A Whimsey Anthology by Carolyn Wells (1906)
"... THE LETTER H'S PROTEST TO THE cockneys WHEREAS by you I have been driven From 'ouse, from 'ome, from 'ope, from 'eaven, And placed by your most learned ..."

3. An Excursion to California Over the Prairie, Rocky Mountains, and Great by William Kelly (1851)
"... Emotions, and Reflections—Scenery along the Bay—The Rancho of Don Antonio Sanchez—The Mission of St. Francis Dolores—Francisco cockneys—The remainder of ..."

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