[ jur-muh-nist ]
/ ˈdʒɜr mə nɪst /


a specialist in the study of German culture, literature, or linguistics.

Origin of Germanist

1825–35; < German < Latin Germān(ia) Germany + -ist Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for germanist

  • As to the Conquests, Germanist views have been formulated with great authority by Freeman.

    Villainage in England|Paul Vinogradoff