Definitions

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  • proper noun The dialect of American English spoken in the borough of Brooklyn in New York.

Etymologies

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Brooklyn +‎ -ese

Examples

  • When Dodger wasnt being a professional and speaking with hotel guests, he had a fast way of speaking that he called Brooklynese.

    Pendragon: Book Eight: The Pilgrims of Rayne

  • Others -- like "Brooklynese" -- are not in fact real languages, but

    The New York Observer -

  • The streets were thick with cabs, the sidewalks clogged with tourists speaking languages as far-flung as Ukrainian and the slightly closer-to-home dialect known as Brooklynese.

    Georgia’s Kitchen

  • I believe, from a lot of research and knowledge of NYC, Dutch languages, that the so-called Brooklynese accent, derived from the original Dutch accents in NY.

    DSLreports - front page

  • I believe, from a lot of research and knowledge of NYC, Dutch languages, that the so-called Brooklynese accent, derived from the original Dutch accents in NY.

    DSLreports - front page

  • Cawfee Mug: Channel the inner New Yorker and diner coffee lover with the "Brooklynese" mug.

    Serious Eats

  • Cawfee Mug: Channel the inner New Yorker and diner coffee lover with the "Brooklynese" mug.

    Serious Eats

  • Cawfee Mug: Channel the inner New Yorker and diner coffee lover with the "Brooklynese" mug.

    Serious Eats

  • Or he can go for an approximation, adopting a kind of Brooklynese, for example, but this would not evoke Döblin's louche Berlin milieu so much as Damon Runyon's New York. [

    The Genius of Berlin

  • Or Doiby Dickles, a wrench-wielding cabbie who spoke Brooklynese and hung out with the original Green Lantern.

    Reasons for Robin, #8

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