Definitions of german

  1. the standard German language; developed historically from West Germanic
  2. A native or one of the people of Germany.
  3. A round dance, often with a waltz movement, abounding in capriciosly involved figures.
  4. A social party at which the german is danced.
  5. One of the people of Germany; the language of the Germans.
  6. A kind of round dance with many figures.
  7. A native of Germany: the German language:- pl. GERMANS.
  8. A native, or the language, of Germany.
  9. A native or citizen of Germany.
  10. The language of Germany.
  11. The cotillion.
  12. A native of Germany; the German language; related in the first degree; of the same stock or kin; germane. See Germ. Cousins german, the sons or daughters of brothers or sisters; first cousins.
  13. Of or pertaining to Germany.
  14. A native of Germany; also the language.
  15. of or pertaining to or characteristic of Germany or its people or language; " German philosophers"; " German universities"; " German literature"
  16. a person of German nationality
  17. Nearly related; closely akin.
  18. Pertaining to Germany, its people, or language.
  19. Of the same stock or parentage; germane.
  20. Of or from Germany.
  21. Of the first degree, as cousin- german.
  22. Pertaining to Germany.
  23. Pertaining to Germany, its people, or its language.
  24. Having the same parents or grandparents: used after the noun; as, cousins german.
  25. Germane.
  26. Of the first degree of relationship; of the same stock; nearly allied; natural: cousins- german, the sons or daughters of brothers or sisters.