An·​ge·​le·​no ˌan-jə-ˈlē-(ˌ)nō How to pronounce Angeleno (audio)
variants or less commonly Angelino
plural Angelenos also Angelinos
: a native or resident of Los Angeles, California
To an Easterner, the central visual expression of Los Angeles may be the beaches, or the bungalow sprawl, or Hollywood, or smog; to an Angeleno, the dominant visual experience is the freeway.John Herbers

Word History


American Spanish angeleño, from Los Angeles, California

First Known Use

1857, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Angeleno was in 1857

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Cite this Entry

“Angeleno.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Jan. 2023.

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