Chicagoese

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Chicago +‎ -ese

Proper nounEdit

Chicagoese

  1. The dialect of English spoken in Chicago.

NounEdit

Chicagoese pl (plural only)

  1. The people of Chicago; Chicagoans.
    • 1881, Edwin Hodder, Cities of the world, page 318:
      [] for even the undaunted faith and energy of the Chicagoese cannot greatly accelerate the processes of nature in making' trees, or robing their trunks with moss.
    • 1893 July 23, The Mayor of Chicago and his Island, in the Journal of the American Medicla Association, page 186:
      The danger to the water supply is from that open sewer which the Chicagoese call the Chicago river.