/ (ˈɡɒθəˌmaɪt) /

  1. US a native or inhabitant of New York City

Origin of Gothamite

C20: from Gotham, a nickname for New York City

Words Nearby Gothamite

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How to use Gothamite in a sentence

  • Every Gothamite loved that phrase, "our city," and Mrs. Snograss dwelt on the words with the nicest shade of mimicry.

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

  • It sent the luckless Gothamite away just at the time of all others he most wished to remain.

    Ray's Daughter | Charles King
  • Two others turn upon wrong responses at a christening and a marriage, which have certainly nothing Gothamite in them.

    The Book of Noodles | W. A. Clouston
  • 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