(noun, adjective)


1. of or relating to the language of Germans

- the Germanic sound shifts

2. of or pertaining to the ancient Teutons or their languages

- Teutonic peoples such as Germans and Scandinavians and British

- Germanic mythology

Similar word(s): teutonic


1. a branch of the Indo-European family of languages; members that are spoken currently fall into two major groups: Scandinavian and West Germanic

Definition categories: communication