Definition of Germanophile in English:

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Pronunciation: /jərˈmanəˌfīl/

Entry from US English dictionary


A person who is fond of or greatly admires Germany or German people or culture.
Example sentences
  • Wawro appears almost to be a Germanophile as he fawns over the ingenious political strategies of Prussian Chancellor Bismarck.
  • He was the visionary force behind the creation of the British Legion and as a Germanophile advocated greater rapprochement with Germany.
  • It would also be interesting to study so-called Germanophiles, who actively studied the Anglo-Saxon past.

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Syllabification: Ger·man·o·phile

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