Nuyorican

noun
Nu·​yo·​ri·​can | \ ˌnü-yȯr-ˈrē-kən How to pronounce Nuyorican (audio) \

Definition of Nuyorican

: a person of Puerto Rican birth or descent who is a current or former resident of New York City

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Nuyorican adjective

First Known Use of Nuyorican

1974, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Nuyorican

blend of American Spanish nuyorquino New Yorker and English Puerto Rican

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“Nuyorican.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Nuyorican. Accessed 28 Jun. 2022.

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