german has definitions from the field of linguistics
[ adjective ] of or pertaining to or characteristic of Germany or its people or language


"German philosophers" "German universities" "German literature"

Used in print

(Tristram P. Coffin, "Folklore in the American Twentieth...)

But there are also the commercial propagandists and the analysts - one dominated_by money , the other by nineteenth century German scholarship .

(William S. Haymond, "Is Distance an Original...)

The injured German veteran was a former miner , twenty-four years old , who had been wounded by shrapnel in the back of the head .

(Leon Uris, Mila 8....)

Plans went in and out of Lublin , indicating German confusion .

(Leo Lemon, "Catch Up With" and "Something to...)

The_Breeze_And_Chancellor_Neitzbohr , a movie melodrama that concerns the attempts of a West German politician to woo a plaster_cast of the Apollo_Belvedere .

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[ noun ] a native or inhabitant of Germany

Used in print

(Tristram Coffin, Not to the Swift....)

This is why I say we just can't go_ahead and disarm the Germans and pull_down our own defenses .

I 've got a quarter of a_million Germans in my state , and those krautheads tune_in on Father_Werther every_night , and if he tells them to go_out and piss in the public_square , that 's what they do .

(Leon Uris, Mila 8....)

`` Since the war I have seen the way the Germans have behaved and I think , Holy_Mother , we have behaved like this for hundreds of years .

Why do we let the Germans do this '' ?

[ noun ] (linguistics) the standard German language; developed historically from West Germanic

Used in print

(The Times-Picayune, [New Orleans]...)

Previous presentations have been on French , Spanish , Russian , Italian , German and Japanese .

(Nathan Rapport, ""I've Been Here before!"...)

He was almost positive it was not Assyrian nor Cassite , and imagined it must have been German or English .

[ adjective ] of a more or less German nature; somewhat German


Teutonic Germanic


"Germanic peoples" "his Germanic nature" "formidable volumes Teutonic in their thoroughness

Used in print

(Harold Rosenberg, "The Trial and Eichmann"...)

In_other_words , the promulgators of the murder plan made clear that physically exterminating the Jews was but an extension of the anti-Semitic measures already operating in every phase of German life , and that the new conspiracy counted_on the general anti-Semitism that had made those measures effective , as a readiness for murder .

Not in Eichmann 's anti-Semitism but in the anti-Semitism of the sober German man_of_affairs lay the potential warning of the Trial .

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Germany Germany Germany

[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 2172
[ noun ] Man's first name, popularity rank in the U.S. is 756