[ yawr-keez, -kees ]
/ yɔrˈkiz, -ˈkis /
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the speech thought to be characteristic of a person from New York City, as in pronunciation or vocabulary.
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Words nearby New Yorkese
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He spoke in German and she answered in New-Yorkese, while her nimble fingers wrestled with the task of back-buttoning her apron.The Escape of Mr. Trimm|Irvin S. Cobb
Others were flocking from every direction, the group forming with a suddenness truly New Yorkese.From the Car Behind|Eleanor M. Ingram
His voice had a soft sweet note in it, not at all like the sharp staccato of Hydeman's crisp business New Yorkese.The Sin of Monsieur Pettipon|Richard Connell