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New Yorkese

[yawr-keez, -kees] /yɔrˈkiz, -ˈkis/
noun
1.
the speech thought to be characteristic of a person from New York City, as in pronunciation or vocabulary.
Origin of New Yorkese
1890-1895
1890-95, Americanism; New York + -ese
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  • He spoke in German and she answered in new-yorkese, while her nimble fingers wrestled with the task of back-buttoning her apron.

    The Escape of Mr. Trimm Irvin S. Cobb

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