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Definitions for Knickerbocker
ˈnɪk ərˌbɒk ərknicker·bock·er

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  1. Knickerbockernoun

    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.


  1. knickerbockernoun

    Of or relating to knickerbockers.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Knickerbocker

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

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Knickerbocker is ranked #11163 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Knickerbocker surname appeared 2,834 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 1 would have the surname Knickerbocker.

    95.6% or 2,711 total occurrences were White.
    2% or 57 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    1.1% or 33 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    0.6% or 19 total occurrences were Asian.
    0.2% or 8 total occurrences were Black.
    0.2% or 6 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Knickerbocker in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Knickerbocker in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of Knickerbocker in a Sentence

  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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    (slang) a merchant who deals in shoddy or inferior merchandise
    • A. tithe
    • B. omphalos
    • C. profaneness
    • D. schlockmeister

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