2. Adjective. friendly, genial, cheerful, easy-going ¹
3. Adjective. comfortable, cosy, pleasant ¹
4. Adjective. friendly, genial, cheerful, easy-going ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Definition of Gemutlich
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Literary usage of Gemutlich
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1. The Evolution of Modern Germany by William Harbutt Dawson (1909)
"Now no one would ever imagine a North German to be " gemutlich," and no one would ever imagine a South German to be anything else. ..."
2. Along Germany's River of Romance, the Moselle: The Little Traveled Country by Charles Tower (1913)
"They still tell tales of the gemutlich- keit that prevailed here in the good ... is not what the German calls gemutlich. The priest scraped in the dust of ..."
3. History of the World War by Frank Herbert Simonds (1919)
"... a "gemutlich" gentleman from Baden, and thoroughly likable; yet he was all aglow with the spirit of "Der Tag." His attitude was simply that of a man who ..."
4. The Best Short Stories of ... and the Yearbook of the American Short Story edited by Edward Joseph Harrington O'Brien (1917)
"It maybe ain't none of my business, but always I have told you that for your own good you 're too gemutlich ..."
5. Our Slavic Fellow Citizens by Emily Greene Balch (1910)
"... a talk with an upholsterer who had returned home for good, after having lived for some time in Brooklyn. " Life and work," he said, "are more gemutlich ..."
6. Memories of a Musical Life by William Mason (1901)
"We are going to a summer restaurant on the Rhine, where they have excellent beer, and it will be ganz gemutlich." I regretted extremely that I had to forego ..."
7. The New York Times Current History (1917)
"They come " gemutlich," with their wives and children. Why not? Blue berettas of the Alpine Rifles, crimson pantaloons of the Royal Grenadiers, blue jackets ..."
8. The Days of a Man: Being Memories of a Naturalist, Teacher, and Minor by David Starr Jordan (1922)
"... whom I had met at the International Congress of Zoology in Boston in 1907, when he seemed one of the most charming and "gemutlich" of German professors. ..."