Appendix:Cockney rhyming slang

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List of Cockney rhyming slang in common use[edit]

The following is a list of well-known (to Londoners) examples of Cockney rhyming slang. It is not intended to be comprehensive.

Many terms are based on popular culture, and so the cant is constantly updated according to changing fashions. The terms listed here are well-established.

Some Direct Rhymes in Cockney Slang[edit]

  • coco, cocoa — direct rhyme with "say so", as in "I should coco"
  • joannapiano (pronounced 'pianna' in Cockney)
  • tomfooleryjewelry