Definition of New Yorker in US English:

New Yorker


  • 1A native or inhabitant of the US city of New York.

    ‘he was a New Yorker at heart’
    • ‘Thousands of New Yorkers paid a quarter each to enter the exhibition.’
    • ‘I'm a New Yorker and I make films in New York.’
    • ‘Hundreds of New Yorkers planted thousands of daffodils in parks around the city.’
    • ‘It makes me proud to be an American, proud to be a New Yorker and so very proud to be part of such a generous community as ours.’
    • ‘A New Yorker for most of his life, he currently resides in San Diego, California.’
    • ‘It's always hot like this in the city at that time, and New Yorkers know it and handle it just fine.’
    • ‘I'm a New Yorker, so it should come as no surprise that I think my city is the greatest in the world.’
    • ‘When you live in New York you meet very few true New Yorkers.’
    • ‘The streets are once again crowded with New Yorkers hoping to enjoy the warm spring weather.’
    • ‘New Yorker's make their way to the restaurant for its deliciously simple menu.’
  • 2A native or inhabitant of the US state of New York.

    ‘New Yorkers were coping with flooding in some areas’
    • ‘The native New Yorker began working in his father's wholesale and manufacturing framing business at a young age.’
    • ‘She is proud to be a New Yorker.’
    • ‘He's lived in Miami and Fort Lauderdale for the past 30 years, but he still calls himself a New Yorker.’


New Yorker

/ˌn(j)u ˈjɔrkər//ˌn(y)o͞o ˈyôrkər/