Definitions for teutonˈtut n, ˈtyut n

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word teuton

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Teuton(noun)

    someone (especially a German) who speaks a Germanic language

  2. Teuton(noun)

    a member of the ancient Germanic people who migrated from Jutland to southern Gaul and were annihilated by the Romans


  1. Teuton(Noun)

    A member of an early Germanic tribe noted in historical writings by Greek and Roman authors.

  2. Teuton(Noun)

    A German.

  3. Origin: 1720, from Teutones, Teutoni, from þeudanaz, from þeudō, from tewtéh₂. Cognate with 03380339033F03330330033D0343, þjóðann, þiudan, þeoden, þeod, чужой, чудно, чудо. Related to Dutch.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Teuton(noun)

    one of an ancient German tribe; later, a name applied to any member of the Germanic race in Europe; now used to designate a German, Dutchman, Scandinavian, etc., in distinction from a Celt or one of a Latin race

  2. Teuton(noun)

    a member of the Teutonic branch of the Indo-European, or Aryan, family

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Benito Mussolini:

    Race! It is a feeling, not a reality: ninety-five percent, at least, is a feeling. Nothing will ever make me believe that biologically pure races can be shown to exist today. Amusingly enough, not one of those who have proclaimed the "nobility" of the Teutonic race was himself a Teuton. Gobineau was a Frenchman, Chamberlain, an Englishman; Woltmann, a Jew; Lapouge, another Frenchman.


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