Brooklynese

[ brook-luh-neez, -nees, brook-luh-neez, -nees ]

noun
  1. the speech, especially the pronunciation, thought to be characteristic of a person coming from New York City, especially Brooklyn.

Origin of Brooklynese

1
First recorded in 1945–50; Brooklyn + -ese

Words Nearby Brooklynese

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