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    a term which describes a person (usually middle-class) who fakes a working-class Cockney accent in an attempt to seem cool

    In the 1990s, Britpop groups like Blur and Pulp were among the first mockney celebrities to hit the scene.

    Submitted by Holly from Germany on 25/06/2010
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