Cockneyfy Cock"ney*fy (-f[imac]), v. t. [Cockney + -fy.] To form with the manners or character of a cockney. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster]

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  • cockneyfy — [käk′nē fī΄, käk′nifī΄] vt. cockneyfied, cockneyfying to give a cockney quality to (one s speech, manner, etc.) …   English World dictionary

  • cockneyfy — cockneyfication, n. /kok ni fuy /, v.t., cockneyfied, cockneyfying. to give a cockney character to: to cockneyfy the word horse by pronouncing it orse. [1815 25; COCKNEY + FY] * * * …   Universalium

  • cockneyfy — verb To make cockney; to vulgarize. There certainly are a set of John Bulls, both male and female, who would cockneyfy every spot on the globe they might visit mdash; even the very pyramids …   Wiktionary

  • cockneyfy — transitive verb see cockney …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • cockneyfy — v. give a cockney nature or character to …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cockneyfy — cock·ney·fy …   English syllables

  • cockneyfy — /ˈkɒknəfaɪ/ (say koknuhfuy) verb (t) (cockneyfied, cockneyfying) to give a cockney character to. Also, cocknify …   Australian English dictionary

  • cockneyfy — …   Useful english dictionary

  • cockney — noun (plural cockneys) Etymology: Middle English cokeney, literally, cocks egg, from coken (genitive plural of cok cock) + ey egg, from Old English ǣg Date: 14th century 1. obsolete a. a spoiled child …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • cocknify — transitive verb see cockneyfy * * * cockˈneyfy or cockˈnify transitive verb To make Cockney • • • Main Entry: ↑cockney …   Useful english dictionary

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