yinzer

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Yinzer references the "Pittsburghese" dialect's use of yinz as the plural of the second person pronoun you. Yinz is itself a contraction of the Appalachian dialect's you-uns.

Compare y'all.

Noun[edit]

yinzer (plural yinzers)

  1. (informal) A native of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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