[ brook-luh-neez, -nees, brook-luh-neez, -nees ]
/ ˌbrʊk ləˈniz, -ˈnis, ˈbrʊk ləˌniz, -ˌnis /
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the speech, especially the pronunciation, thought to be characteristic of a person coming from New York City, especially Brooklyn.
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Which of the following words means “to make a crackling sound; crackle”?
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