1. [ adjective ] of or pertaining to or characteristic of Germany or its people or language

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

Related terms: Germany
2. [ noun ] a native or inhabitant of Germany
Related terms: European Kraut East_German Arminius Berliner Prussian Teuton Germany
3. [ noun ] (linguistics) the standard German language; developed historically from West Germanic
Synonyms: German_language High_German
Related terms: West_Germanic Yiddish Old_High_German Pennsylvania_Dutch Middle_High_German Germany
4. [ adjective ] of a more or less German nature; somewhat German
Synonyms: Teutonic Germanic

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

Related terms: Germany Germany Germany
5. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 2172
6. [ noun ] Man's first name, popularity rank in the U.S. is 756
Similar spelling:   Germany