Definitions

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  • n. A person residing or born in the Indian city of Mumbai.
  • adj. Of or pertaining to Mumbai or its people, culture, or languages.

Etymologies

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From Marathi मुंबईकर (Mumbaikar)

Examples

  • Any Mumbaikar is a diehard fan of gola the ubiquitous crushed-ice candy.

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  • Every 'community' has a place here and many often wear their tribal identities on their sleeve, but the tag Mumbaikar applies to each of us who lives here.

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  • The test by which you will know a Mumbaikar is the sense she or he exudes of personal indispensability coupled with a knowledge that rules do not apply to her or him.

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  • The initiative is being seen as an attempt by the saffron party, which popularised the 'vada pav', staple diet of many a Mumbaikar, four decades ago, to establish rapport with the 'Marathi manoos', whose tilt in favour of Sena offshoot MNS, cost the party dearly in recent Lok Sabha polls.

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  • Seeking a deeper understanding, I read Suketu Mehta's excellent Maximum City, which further piqued my interest in the living conditions of the 5 million Mumbaikar living in shanty towns.

    Patrick McGinnis: Slum Tourism: Learning or Leering

  • "Wait at least 30 days before trying vada pav," one of my hosts, a native Mumbaikar, had warned.

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  • To a Mumbaikar like me pineapple was meant to be eaten fresh or juiced.

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  • The mention of batata vada conjours up memories of journeys and also of commutes to work day in and day out for many Mumbaikar.

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  • Batata Vada has a special place in the heart of a Mumbaikar.

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