"spirit" of a place or time; "spirituality, intellectuality," 1871, from German Geist (see ghost).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

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Contemporary Examples of geist

  • Nintendo stepped in, making this the first M-rated game the company has published since Geist in 2005 (and only their third ever).

  • Media vet Brian Williams calls Geist "one part Twain, one part Carrot Top," and his first work is definitely not one to miss.

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Historical Examples of geist