Definition of ohne mich in English:

ohne mich

noun

  • Especially amongst young Germans growing up after the Second World War (1939–45): an indifference to, or unwillingness to participate in, military matters.

adjective

  • Designating or resulting from an attitude of non-cooperation or an unwillingness to participate; (formerly) specifically characteristic of or relating to the military indifference of the generation of young Germans growing up after the Second World War (1939–45).

adverb

  • Especially in military or political contexts: in a spirit of non-cooperation or unwillingness to participate.

Origin

1950s; earliest use found in World Politics. From German ohne mich without me, ‘count me out’ from ohne without + mich me.

Pronunciation

ohne mich

/ˌəʊnə ˈmɪx//ˌəʊnə ˈmɪk/