Germanism

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noun Ger·man·ism \ˈjər-mə-ˌni-zəm\

Definition of Germanism

  1. 1 :  a characteristic feature of German occurring in another language

  2. 2 :  partiality for Germany or German customs

  3. 3 :  the practices or objectives characteristic of the Germans

First Known Use of germanism

1611

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