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dutch

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adverb, often capitalized \ˈdəch\

Definition of dutch

  1. :  with each person paying his or her own way <went dutch to the movies>



1914

First Known Use of dutch

1914

Rhymes with dutch


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Dutch

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adjective \ˈdəch\

Simple Definition of Dutch

  • : of or relating to the Netherlands

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of Dutch

  1. 1 a archaic :  of, relating to, or in any of the Germanic languages of Germany, Austria, Switzerland, and the Low Countries b :  of, relating to, or in the Dutch of the Netherlands

  2. 2 a archaic :  of or relating to the Germanic peoples of Germany, Austria, Switzerland, and the Low Countries b :  of or relating to the Netherlands or its inhabitants c :  2german

  3. 3 :  of or relating to the Pennsylvania Dutch or their language

Dutchly

adverb

Origin and Etymology of dutch

Middle English Duch, from Middle Dutch duutsch; akin to Old High German diutisc German, Old English thēod nation, Gothic thiudisko as a gentile, thiuda people, Oscan touto city


First Known Use: 14th century

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Dutch

noun

Simple Definition of Dutch

  • : the language of the Netherlands

  • the Dutch : the people of the Netherlands

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of Dutch

  1. 1 a archaic (1) :  any of the Germanic languages of Germany, Austria, Switzerland, and the Low Countries (2) :  german 3 b :  the Germanic language of the Netherlands and Belgium

  2. 2 Dutch plural a archaic :  the Germanic peoples of Germany, Austria, Switzerland, and the Low Countries b :  germans 2a, b c :  the people of the Netherlands

  3. 3 :  pennsylvania dutch

  4. 4 :  dander <her Dutch is up>

  5. 5 :  disfavor, trouble <in Dutch with the boss>

Examples of dutch in a sentence

  1. He loves learning about the Dutch.



14th Century

First Known Use of dutch

14th century

Rhymes with dutch



DUTCH Defined for Kids

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Dutch

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adjective \ˈdəch\

Definition of Dutch for Students

  1. :  of or relating to the Netherlands, its people, or their language




2

Dutch

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noun

Definition of Dutch for Students

  1. 1 Dutch plural :  the people of the Netherlands

  2. 2 :  the language of the people of the Netherlands




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