Meaning of cockney
Pronunciation: (kok'nē), [key]
— n., pl. adj. -neys,
- (sometimes cap.) a native or inhabitant of the East End district of London, England, traditionally, one born and reared within the sound of Bow bells.
- (sometimes cap.) the pronunciation or dialect of cockneys.
- a pampered child.
- a squeamish, affected, or effeminate person.
- (sometimes cap.) of or pertaining to cockneys or their dialect.
- cockney (Thesaurus)