dutch

adverb, often capitalized \ ˈdəch \

Definition of dutch

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

First Known Use of dutch

1914


1

Dutch

adjective \ ˈdəch \

Definition of Dutch

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 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 :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


2

Dutch

noun

Definition of Dutch

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 Dutch plural
a archaic :the Germanic peoples of Germany, Austria, Switzerland, and the Low Countries
b :germans 2a
c :the people of the Netherlands
4 :dander
  • her Dutch is up
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

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

1

Dutch

adjective \ ˈdəch \

Definition of Dutch for Students

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

2

Dutch

noun

Definition of Dutch for Students

1 Dutch plural :the people of the Netherlands
2 :the language of the people of the Netherlands


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