hypergentrification

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

hyper- +‎ gentrification

Noun[edit]

hypergentrification (uncountable)

  1. Extreme, excessive gentrification.
    • 1995, Mark Cramer, Funky Towns USA
      Furthermore, with hypergentrification, how many or us would be priced out of the neighborhood?
    • 2009 March 15, Wm. Ferguson, “Where Is the New Brooklyn?”, New York Times:
      Brooklyn accumulated its hipness, he says, by avoiding the “gauche” sort of hypergentrification that overwhelmed SoHo — perhaps because it had so much further to come.