- 1934, Clemence Dane, The Babyons: the chronicle of a family:
- [...] till at last it wrote in a Germanish hand, with the m's and the r's and the l's all exactly alike, [...]
- 2004, Eugene Davidson, The Unmaking of Adolf Hitler:
- The new Italian Roman Empire and the new germanish-German Reich are actually the oldest of presences.
- 1992, Michael Collins, The man who dreamt of lobsters:
- "What's dis about Peggy readin Germanish books? Sure she can't understand the Germanish language," he said in an irreverent, mocking tone.
- Of, like, or resembling anything German; German-like; somewhat German.
- 2010, Laura Hillenbrand, Unbroken:
- […] at everyone in uniform, and stole anything Germanish that they could pry loose.
- 1882, The century illustrated monthly magazine:
- He had a grand stage presence, a voice noble in quality and in volume, a fine dramatic style of singing, with tragic power, and humor, too, although these were rather Germanish; […]
- 1996, David Foster Wallace, Infinite jest: a novel:
- The sharp-nosed round-cheeked dead-eyed nurse with a weird Germanish accent that would sell Gately little sampler bottles […]