Definition of Manhattanized in English:

Manhattanized

(also Manhattanised)

adjective

US
  • Made similar in character or appearance to that typical of Manhattan.

Origin

1920s; earliest use found in Edmund Wilson (1895–1972). From Manhattan + -ized.

Pronunciation

Manhattanized

/manˈhat(ə)nʌɪzd//manˈhatənʌɪzd/