dutch

adverb, often capitalized
\ ˈdəch \

Definition of dutch 

(Entry 1 of 3)

: with each person paying his or her own way went dutch to the movies

Dutch

adjective
\ ˈdəch \

Definition of Dutch (Entry 2 of 3)

1a 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

2a 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 : german entry 2

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

Dutch

noun

Definition of Dutch (Entry 3 of 3)

1a archaic

(1) : any of the Germanic languages of Germany, Austria, Switzerland, and the Low Countries

(2) : german sense 3

b : the Germanic language of the Netherlands and Belgium

2 Dutch plural

a archaic : the Germanic peoples of Germany, Austria, Switzerland, and the Low Countries

b : germans sense 2a

c : the people of the Netherlands

4 : dander her Dutch is up

5 : disfavor, trouble in Dutch with the boss

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Other words from dutch

Adjective

Dutchly adverb

Examples of dutch in a Sentence

Noun

He loves learning about the Dutch.

First Known Use of dutch

Adverb

1914, in the meaning defined above

Adjective

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

Noun

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

History and Etymology for dutch

Adjective

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

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Phrases Related to dutch

go Dutch

the Dutch

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The first known use of dutch was in the 14th century

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More Definitions for dutch

Dutch

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of Dutch

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: of or relating to the Netherlands

Dutch

noun

English Language Learners Definition of Dutch (Entry 2 of 2)

: the language of the Netherlands

the Dutch : the people of the Netherlands

Dutch

adjective
\ ˈdəch \

Kids Definition of Dutch

 (Entry 1 of 2)

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

Dutch

noun

Kids Definition of Dutch (Entry 2 of 2)

1 Dutch plural : the people of the Netherlands

2 : the language of the people of the Netherlands

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