double Dutch noun
: the activity of jumping over two jump ropes that two people are swinging in circles in opposite directions
: language that cannot be understood
: unintelligible language
: the jumping of two jump ropes rotating in opposite directions simultaneously
Examples of DOUBLE DUTCH
- The girls were playing double Dutch on the sidewalk.
- <the fast-talking con man spouts some double Dutch, and it is only afterwards that the victim realizes that he's given two twenties for a ten>
First Known Use of DOUBLE DUTCH
Related to DOUBLE DUTCH
- abracadabra, babble, blabber, burble, gibberish, double-talk, drivel, gabble, gibber, jabber, jabberwocky, mumbo jumbo, nonsense, prattle, slobber
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