Definition of Brooklynese noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

Brooklynese

 noun
noun
BrE
 
; NAmE
 
[uncountable]
 
jump to other results
the pronunciation and words used by many people living in Brooklyn in New York City. 'You' becomes 'youse' /juːz/, 'them' is 'dem' /dem/ and 'thirty-third' is 'toidy-toid' /tɔɪti tɔɪd/. This way of speaking is also heard in other parts of the city, so many Americans believe that all people from New York speak Brooklynese.