kermis


ker·mis

noun \ˈkər-məs\

Definition of KERMIS

1
:  an outdoor festival of the Low Countries
2
:  a fair held usually for charitable purposes

Variants of KERMIS

ker·mis or ker·mess \-məs, -ˌmes\ or ker·messe \-məs, -ˌmes\

Origin of KERMIS

Dutch kermis, from Middle Dutch kercmisse, from kerc, kerke church + misse mass, church festival
First Known Use: 1577

Rhymes with KERMIS

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