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[kok-ni-fahy] /ˈkɒk nɪˌfaɪ/

verb (used with object), cockneyfied, cockneyfying.
to give a character to: to cockneyfy the word “horse” by pronouncing it “’orse.”.
verb -fies, -fying, -fied
(transitive) to cause (one’s speech, manners, etc) to fit the stereotyped idea of a cockney


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