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[yoo ng-kuh-riz-uh m]
noun (sometimes lowercase)
  1. the spirit or policy of the Junkers.
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Origin of Junkerism

First recorded in 1865–70; Junker + -ism
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Examples from the Web for junkerism

Historical Examples

  • They could guess that Kaiserism was dead and gone and Junkerism down and out.

    The New Germany

    George Young

  • This would mean a restoration of Junkerism and Prussianism, but not of Kaiserism.

    The New Germany

    George Young

  • It must have been a really amusing show that young sprig of Junkerism put up.

  • Junkerism is the final expression of reaction, organized to the highest efficiency.