Definition of Neorican in English:

Neorican

noun

US
  • A Puerto Rican native to or inhabiting the U.S., especially New York City.

adjective

US
  • Of or relating to Neoricans; that is a Neorican.

Origin

1960s. From neo- + Rican, after American Spanish neorriqueño, blend of neoyorquino (adjective) from New York and puertorriqueño (adjective) Puerto Rican.

Pronunciation

Neorican

/ˌniːə(ʊ)ˈriːkən/