- a usage, idiom, or other feature that is characteristic of the German language.
- a custom, manner, mode of thought, action, etc., that is characteristic of the German people.
- extreme partiality for or attachment to Germany, Germans, or German customs, manners, etc.
- a word or idiom borrowed from or modelled on German
- a German custom, trait, practice, etc
- attachment to or high regard for German customs, institutions, etc