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 Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for germanophile

Contemporary Examples of germanophile

Historical Examples of germanophile

  • 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 FormsGermanophilia (dʒɜːˌmænəˈfɪlɪə), noun
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