Definition of Jugendstil in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈyo͞oɡəntˌSHtēl/


German term for art nouveau.
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.


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

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Syllabification: Ju·gend·stil

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