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

First Known Use of dutch

1914


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Dutch

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adjective \ˈdəch\

Definition of Dutch

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

  2. 2a archaic :  of or relating to the Germanic peoples of Germany, Austria, Switzerland, and the Low Countriesb :  of or relating to the Netherlands or its inhabitantsc :  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, Goth thiudisko as a gentile, thiuda people, Oscan touto city

Other Language Terms


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Dutch

noun

Definition of Dutch

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

  2. 2 Dutch plural a archaic :  the Germanic peoples of Germany, Austria, Switzerland, and the Low Countriesb :  germans 2a, bc :  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.

First Known Use of dutch

14th century



DUTCH Defined for English Language Learners

Dutch

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adjective

Definition of Dutch for English Language Learners

  • : of or relating to the Netherlands

Dutch

noun

Definition of Dutch for English Language Learners

  • : the language of the Netherlands

  • the Dutch : the people of the Netherlands


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


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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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