- the speech thought to be characteristic of a person from New York City, as in pronunciation or vocabulary.
Origin of 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