\ ˈjər-mē How to pronounce germy (audio) \
germier; germiest

Definition of germy

: full of germs

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Recent Examples on the Web To find out, Today national investigative correspondent Jeff Rossen recently visited a popular gym armed with a germ meter and swabs to test just how germy gyms are. Meghan Overdeep, Southern Living, "The Germiest Machine at the Gym Will Shock You," 21 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of germy

1912, in the meaning defined above

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“Germy.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Feb. 2020.

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\ ˈjər-mē How to pronounce germy (audio) \
germier; germiest

Medical Definition of germy

: full of germs germy hands

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