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[jer-man-uh-fahyl] /dʒərˈmæn əˌfaɪl/
a person who is friendly toward or admires or studies Germany or German culture.
Origin of Germanophile
First recorded in 1860-65; Germano- + -phile Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • You are a Germanophile yourself and you taught your students to be.

    The Forbidden Trail Honor Willsie
  • If it was Germanophile or Austrophile, it was more wicked than the harlot of Babylon.

    Idling in Italy Joseph Collins
  • To one man—even though of the Germanophile party—the intrusion of Rasputin into the Court circle caused great annoyance.

    The Minister of Evil William Le Queux
British Dictionary definitions for Germanophile


a person having admiration for or devotion to Germany and the Germans
Derived Forms
Germanophilia (dʒɜːˌmænəˈfɪlɪə) noun
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