Definition of Manhattanite in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌmanˈhadəˌnīt/


A native or inhabitant of the borough of Manhattan, in New York City: Manhattanites don’t want their neighborhood uprooted by expressways
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  • The 31-year-old Manhattanite now brown-bags his lunch and stays at a Hyatt when he's in Los Angeles on business.
  • I have become as attuned to the semiotic meanings of Danforth vs. Riverdale as a Manhattanite is to the subtleties of Upper and Lower East Sides.
  • Kidman plays Anna, a well-heeled Manhattanite who has grieved for her dead husband Sean for a decade; trying to move on, she is preparing to re-marry.

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Syllabification: Man·hat·tan·ite

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