Definition of New Yorkese in US English:

New Yorkese

noun

  • The regional form of American English used in or associated with New York City.

adjective

  • Of or relating to this form of American English.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in The Critic. From the name of New York + -ese.

Pronunciation

New Yorkese

/ˌnjuː ˌjɔːˈkiːz/