Share this entry

Share this page

Manhattanite

Syllabification: Man·hat·tan·ite
Pronunciation: /ˌmanˈhadəˌnīt
 
/

Definition of Manhattanite in English:

noun

A native or inhabitant of the borough of Manhattan, in New York City: Manhattanites don’t want their neighborhood uprooted by expressways
More example sentences
  • News from New York: two newly-renovated museums in the boroughs offer Manhattanites an escape from the summer heat.
  • The banter by all these sophisticated Manhattanites is also refreshingly tart.
  • Indeed, some Manhattanites feel this way simply about taking the subway to Brooklyn.

Definition of Manhattanite in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day peart
Pronunciation: pɪət
adjective
lively; cheerful