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cockney

noun uk   /ˈkɒk.ni/ us    /ˈkɑːk-/
[U] the type of speech used in East London, especially the poorer part: You won't hear much real cockney spoken unless you go to the East End.Forms of the English language [C] a person from East London, who speaks cockneyCity names and their inhabitants
cockney
adjective uk   us  
a cockney accentCity names and their inhabitants
(Definition of cockney from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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