New Yorkese

noun
New York·ese | \ˌn(y)ü-ˌyȯr-ˈkēz \

Definition of New Yorkese 

: American English as spoken in New York City and surrounding areas

First Known Use of New Yorkese

1888, in the meaning defined above

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