Definitions for knickerbockerˈnɪk ərˌbɒk ər

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  1. Knickerbocker(prop. n.)

    A descendent of the early Dutch colonists of the New York City area; -- used mostly as a nickname for an inhabitant of New York state or especially New York City.

  2. Origin: [From Diedrich KNickerbocker, the fictional author of The History of New York, in fact written by Washington Irving.]


  1. knickerbocker(Noun)

    Of or relating to knickerbockers.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Knickerbocker

    the imaginary author of the fictitious "History of New York," by Washington Irving.

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Jeff David:

    We're embracing the hotel's original DNA, while simultaneously offering guests intuitive service and relevant luxury, the Knickerbocker's history is something that most luxury hotels cannot offer.

  2. Jeff David:

    By drawing inspiration from our past to create a lifestyle experience that is beyond typical luxury hotel amenities, The Knickerbocker will undoubtedly appeal to both local New Yorkers and international travelers.


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