Definition of double Dutch
1 : unintelligible language
2 : the jumping of two jump ropes rotating in opposite directions simultaneously
Examples of double dutch in a Sentence
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
DOUBLE DUTCH Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of double Dutch for English Language Learners
: the activity of jumping over two jump ropes that two people are swinging in circles in opposite directions
: language that cannot be understood
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