noun see cockney

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Cockneyism — Cock ney*ism (k[o^]k n[i^]*[i^]z m), n. The characteristics, manners, or dialect, of a cockney. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cockneyism — [käk′nē iz΄əm] n. an idiom, pronunciation, quality, etc. characteristic of cockneys …   English World dictionary

  • cockneyism — /kok nee iz euhm/, n. 1. cockney quality or character. 2. a cockney peculiarity, as of speech. [COCKNEY + ISM] * * * ▪ literature       the writing or the qualities of the writing of the 19th century English authors John Keats (Keats, John),… …   Universalium

  • cockneyism — cock·ney·ism || kÉ‘knɪɪzm/ kÉ’k n. charasteristics or conduct of a cockney; idiom of a cockney …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cockneyism — cock·ney·ism …   English syllables

  • cockneyism — cock•ney•ism [[t]ˈkɒk niˌɪz əm[/t]] n. ling. peo a trait or feature, as of speech, characteristic of or peculiar to cockneys • Etymology: 1825–30 …   From formal English to slang

  • cockneyism — /ˈkɒkniɪzəm/ (say kokneeizuhm) noun 1. cockney quality or usage. 2. a cockney peculiarity, as of speech …   Australian English dictionary

  • cockneyism — nēˌizəm noun ( s) Etymology: cockney (I) + ism 1. a. : cockney manners, speech, or attitudes b. : the writing …   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

  • cockneycality — noun /kɒknɪˈkælɪtɪ/ Something characteristically cockney; a cockneyism. Fragments of Haddington, of Comely Bank, of Craigenputtoch interweaved with cockneycalities into a very habitable whole …   Wiktionary

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