[man-hat-n-ahyt, muh n-]


a native or inhabitant of the borough of Manhattan.

Origin of Manhattanite

An Americanism dating back to 1945–50; Manhattan + -ite1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Historical Examples of manhattanite

  • The Manhattanite knows him to be wrong by a matter of three thousand and some odd miles.

    Fifth Avenue

    Arthur Bartlett Maurice