Definitions

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  • adjective Of, or from, Manhattan
  • noun Someone from Manhattan.

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Examples

  • A great inspiration, to take madhat commenters whose positions are perhaps not *that* far off from the average Manhattanite, which is what I am and see what the amusing extrapolation from thatis.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Guns in Parks: The Hoplophobes

  • Liebling wrote many fine pieces, but this thin (in both senses of the word) and angry book (one suspects he suffered some awful humiliation in the Second City), taken from a series of articles he wrote for The New Yorker during his nearly year-long stay in the city in 1949 and 1950, exemplifies the worst kind of Manhattanite's sneering parochialism and willful ignorance of the lands beyond the Hudson. fiction

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  • Liebling wrote many fine pieces, but this thin (in both senses of the word) and angry book (one suspects he suffered some awful humiliation in the Second City), taken from a series of articles he wrote for The New Yorker during his nearly year-long stay in the city in 1949 and 1950, exemplifies the worst kind of Manhattanite's sneering parochialism and willful ignorance of the lands beyond the Hudson. fiction

    Cheap at $13,000

  • Liebling wrote many fine pieces, but this thin (in both senses of the word) and angry book (one suspects he suffered some awful humiliation in the Second City), taken from a series of articles he wrote for The New Yorker during his nearly year-long stay in the city in 1949 and 1950, exemplifies the worst kind of Manhattanite's sneering parochialism and willful ignorance of the lands beyond the Hudson. fiction

    Cheap at $13,000

  • Even his most overt critics had to concede that Bobby was in many ways the paragon of a certain Wall Street gestalt — the guy was a success, beloved by a particular class of Manhattanite, sometimes called to appear on CNBC or Bloomberg or some other fawning business program, and his shirts were uniformly two-tone and monogrammed.

    Under the Buttonwood Tree (Excerpt)

  • Whether you're a Manhattanite, or an Iowan, traveling back and forth to Brooklyn can be an arduous process.

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  • Look, we learned exactly how tough Nigel Coleman is when he shamefully sold out his alleged principles boldly endorsed that overprivileged Manhattanite rebel Robert Hurt for Congress.

    Tea Party Leader Gloats Over Tucson Massacre

  • But the curators of this exhibition — Ed Rawlings, an architect, and Jim Walrod, an interior designer — underscore the dissonance between Rudolph, whom they describe in the catalog as "a gay Manhattanite with C-list celebrity status," and the political hot potato that was Lomex.

    Indignation Superhighway

  • This young Manhattanite happens to work in the clothing industry; her company sells overstock brand-name clothes at a steep discount.

    Did Someone Say Tech Bubble?

  • A high-tech magnate attending the Herzliya conference was candid about his negative views of the religious settlers not unlike a Manhattanite might scornfully refer to "Bible Belters" and told me, "Just because something is mine, doesn't mean I have to exercise that right."

    Traveling in the West Bank (Part 2)

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