gemütlich

or ge·muet·lich

[ guh-moot-lik, -moo t-; German guh-myt-likh ]
/ gəˈmut lɪk, -ˈmʊt-; German gəˈmüt lɪx /

adjective

comfortable and pleasant; cozy.
friendly; easygoing.

Nearby words

  1. gempylid,
  2. gems,
  3. gemsbok,
  4. gemsbuck,
  5. gemstone,
  6. gemütlichkeit,
  7. gen,
  8. gen up,
  9. gen x,
  10. gen y

Origin of gemütlich

1850–55; < German; late Middle High German gemüetlich, equivalent to gemüet(e) (German Gemüt) mind, mentality (collective derivative of mut, Old High German muot courage, spirit; see mood1) + -lich -ly

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British Dictionary definitions for gemutlich

gemütlich

/ German (ɡəˈmyːtlɪç) /

adjective

having a feeling or atmosphere of warmth and friendliness; cosy
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