Definition of Germanicism in English:

Germanicism

noun

  • 1A German characteristic or feature, especially in language; a Germanic quality.

  • 2German or Germanic quality or character.

Origin

Early 18th century; earliest use found in Libamina Junioribus Philologis Degustanda. From Germanic + -ism, probably originally after Gallicism.

Pronunciation

Germanicism

/dʒəˈmanɪsɪz(ə)m/