Johannesburger, noun

An inhabitant of Johannesburg; Jo’burger, see Jo’burg.
1896 S. Cumberland What I Think of S. Afr. 8Cape Town..is..not quite so lively as Johannesburg, and the people are not so go-ahead as the Johannesburgers.
1903 E.F. Knight S. Afr. after War 204Johannesburgers sometimes boast, and not without reason, that theirs is the ‘brainiest’ city in South Africa.
1957 D. Jacobson Price of Diamonds (1986) 110Susskind would go to Johannesburg, and he would sell options here and options there to other Johannesburgers.
1968 E.A. Walker Hist. of Sn Afr. 450Chamberlain..promised that if the Johannesburgers would hoist the Queen’s flag, they might choose their own Governor.
1987 S. Afr. Holidays Guide (brochure) 5Johannesburgers make good use of their city’s restaurants.
1990 Sunday Times 11 Nov. (Mag. Sect.) 8For South Africans, especially Johannesburgers..suffering from status anxiety has become a most elegantly ambivalent status-symbol.
An inhabitant of Johannesburg; Jo’burger, see Jo’burg.
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