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

Examples of gemütlichkeit in a Sentence

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

Word History


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.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Feb. 2024.

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