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1 definition by A Real New Yorker

 
1.
Someone who is from New York City or Long Island.

Yes, Upstate New York is part of the state and technically they are New Yorkers, but when someone says "I'm a New Yorker." people generally think NYC or LI.
Guy 1: I'm a New Yorker.

Guy 2: Oh, you're from the city?

Guy 1: No, I'm from Syracuse.

Guy 2: ...You're not a New Yorker.
by A Real New Yorker August 06, 2011