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Manhattanite (not comparable)
- Of, or from, Manhattan
- Manhattanese (dated)
Manhattanite (plural Manhattanites)
- Someone from Manhattan.
2012 May 24, Scott Tobias, “Film: Reviews: Vampire's Kiss”, in The Onion AV Club:
- The most likely explanation is that Cage imagined Peter as a fop of the first order, the type of ivory-tower Manhattanite whose exalted sense of privilege naturally leads to a hilariously affected manner of speech.