Definitions

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  • adj. Having the friendly sense of community expected of a neighborhood.

Etymologies

neighborhood +‎ -y (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • It’s really neighborhoody, which is nice in terms of morale; there’s something great to be said for going to work in an area where you can actually enjoy taking a stroll during an afternoon break, or have a leisurely outdoor lunch, as opposed to bumping into a thousand people while walking down just one city block.

    Brooklyn Lit Life: Nicole Steinberg

  • I've known Jeff forever, since he was a bartender at Claddagh's back in my younger, crazier days and now he's the proprietor of Elliott's Pour House, a very nice, very neighborhoody bar in Canton.

    Entertaining Friday: Keeping Busy in Baltimore

  • Still, I try to fit in: opting for a hotel on a neighborhoody street on upper Broadway (the room edges out my old apartment for square footage), taking subways (embarrassingly slow with a MetroCard), except when I don't (barking out unsure routes to cab drivers).

    Peter Mehlman: Dodging Potholes Along Memory Lane

  • We need a great bookstore right here in Greenpoint with a café, a bookstore with a neighborhoody feel where people can hang out and sit in armchairs, drink a cup of tea, attend low-key readings.

    Brooklyn Lit Life: Kate Christensen

  • Greenpoint is neighborhoody – but not in a small-town way, in a big-city, multicultural, mind-your-own-business way.

    Brooklyn Lit Life: Kate Christensen

  • It wasn't a super-neighborhoody, hang-out-on-the-street-with-all-the-kids kind of neighborhood for one thing, there were apartments at the end of the street, but a bunch of the families knew each other, well, forever.

    Archive 2006-06-01

  • Brooklyn has a low-key, low-slung, neighborhoody feel that's hip and cool?

    Meatpacking District, Sans Meat

  • They work in cosy, neighborhoody places with people around and somewhere to walk when they need to mull something over, instead of in glass boxes set in acres of parking lots.

    Great Hackers

  • And as long as the installations do not resemble Times Square or detract from the nighttime quiet of his "neighborhoody" block, Yachtz Radcliff, 32, a Wall Street resident, said he was in favor of the project.

    NYT > Home Page

  • We live in the Plateau but don't mind traveling and would prefer cozy/neighborhoody to tourist/boring.

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