gemütlichkeit

noun

ge·​müt·​lich·​keit gə-ˈmᵫt-liḵ-ˌkīt How to pronounce gemütlichkeit (audio)
-ˈmüt-lik-

Examples of gemütlichkeit in a Sentence

social events that foster a spirit of gemütlichkeit among members of the ski club

Word History

Etymology

German, from gemütlich + -keit, alteration of -heit -hood

First Known Use

1892, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of gemütlichkeit was in 1892

Dictionary Entries Near gemütlichkeit

Cite this Entry

“Gemütlichkeit.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gem%C3%BCtlichkeit. Accessed 27 Feb. 2024.

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