Teutonicism
Teutonicism Teu*ton"i*cism, n. A mode of speech peculiar to the Teutons; a Teutonic idiom, phrase, or expression; a Teutonic mode or custom; a Germanism. [1913 Webster]

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  • Teutonicism — Teutonˈicism / i sizm/ or Teuˈtonism noun 1. A Germanism 2. Belief in or enthusiasm for the Teutons 3. The study of Germanic philology and culture • • • Main Entry: ↑Teuton …   Useful english dictionary

  • Teu|ton|ism — «TOO tuh nihz uhm, TYOO », noun. 1. Teutonic or German feeling and action; spirit of Germany or the Germans. 2. = Teutonicism. (Cf. ↑Teutonicism) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Teutonism — Teutonist, n. /tooht n iz euhm, tyooht /, n. 1. the character, spirit, or culture of the Teutons, esp. the Germans. 2. a Teutonic or German characteristic. 3. Germanism. Also, Teutonicism /tooh ton euh siz euhm, tyooh /. [1850 55; TEUTON + ISM] * …   Universalium

  • Teutonic — [tju: tɒnɪk] adjective 1》 relating to the Teutons.     ↘often derogatory displaying characteristics popularly attributed to Germans. 2》 archaic denoting the Germanic branch of the Indo European language family. noun archaic the language of the… …   English new terms dictionary

  • Teutonism — [to͞o tän′ə siz΄əm, tyo͞otän′ə siz΄əmto͞ot′n iz΄əm, tyo͞ot′ n iz΄əm] n. 1. belief in the supposed racial superiority of the Teutons, esp. of the Germans 2. Teutonic culture 3. a Germanism: Also Teutonicism [to͞o tän′ə siz΄əm, tyo͞otän′ə siz΄əm]… …   English World dictionary

  • Teutonic — adj. & n. adj. 1 relating to or characteristic of the Germanic peoples or their languages. 2 German. n. the early language usu. called Germanic. Derivatives: Teutonicism n. Etymology: F teutonique f. L Teutonicus (as TEUTON) …   Useful english dictionary

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