Definition of Manhattanite in English:


Line breaks: Man|hat¦tan|ite
Pronunciation: /manˈhat(ə)nʌɪt


  • A native or inhabitant of the borough of Manhattan, in New York City: Manhattanites don’t want their neighbourhood uprooted by expressways
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    • 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.

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