Ger·​man·​ist ˈjər-mə-nist How to pronounce Germanist (audio)
: a specialist in German or Germanic language, literature, or culture

Word History

First Known Use

1817, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Germanist was in 1817

Dictionary Entries Near Germanist

Cite this Entry

“Germanist.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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