Gothamite

/ (ˈɡɒθəˌmaɪt) /

noun

US a native or inhabitant of New York City

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Word Origin for Gothamite

C20: from Gotham, a nickname for New York City
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Example sentences from the Web for Gothamite

  • The solemn-looking Gothamite who came with them must have slipped out.

  • And now a few more Indian and other stories of the Gothamite class to conclude the present section.

    The Book of Noodles|W. A. Clouston
  • Every Gothamite loved that phrase, "our city," and Mrs. Snograss dwelt on the words with the nicest shade of mimicry.

  • In another version a man goes to market with two bags of cheese, and sends them downhill, like the Gothamite.

    The Book of Noodles|W. A. Clouston