Brooklynite

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Brooklyn +‎ -ite

Noun[edit]

Brooklynite (plural Brooklynites)

  1. A person from Brooklyn in New York City.
    • 2003 October 31, Clyde Haberman, “NYC; Not Poifect, Dem Movies Of Brooklyn”, New York Times:
      His collaborator was Robert Singer, a professor of English and film studies at Kingsborough Community College, who lamented this week that he and his fellow Brooklynites "have been archetyped to death."