Definition of Jugendstil in English:

Jugendstil

Syllabification: Ju·gend·stil
Pronunciation: /ˈyo͞oɡəntˌSHtēl
 
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noun

German term for art nouveau.
More example sentences
  • His early prints reflect the mannered linearism of Jugendstil, the German version of Art Nouveau.
  • In Germany it was called Jugendstil, in Italy Stile Liberty, in Austria Sezession and in Spain Modernista or Modernismo.
  • The room's design and the products displayed were examples of Jugendstil, the turn-of-the-century movement that created a modern style of applied art.

Origin

German, from Jugend 'youth' + Stil 'style'.

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