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Dutch

 (dŭch)
adj.
1.
a. Of or relating to the Netherlands or its people or culture.
b. Of or relating to the Dutch language.
2. Archaic
a. German.
b. Of or relating to any of the Germanic peoples or languages.
3. Of or relating to the Pennsylvania Dutch.
n.
1. (used with a pl. verb)
a. The people of the Netherlands.
b. Archaic A Germanic people.
c. The Pennsylvania Dutch.
2.
a. The official West Germanic language of the Netherlands and one of the official languages of Belgium.
b. Archaic One or more of the West Germanic languages of Germany, Switzerland, and the Low Countries.
3. Slang Anger or temper.
Idioms:
go Dutch
To pay one's own expenses on a date or outing.
in Dutch
In disfavor or trouble.

[Middle English Duch, German, Dutch, from Middle Dutch Dūtsch; see teutā- in Indo-European roots.]

dutch

(dʌtʃ)
n
slang Cockney wife
[C19: short for duchess]

Dutch

(dʌtʃ)
n
1. (Languages) the language of the Netherlands, belonging to the West Germanic branch of the Indo-European family and quite closely related to German and English. See also Flemish, Afrikaans
2. (Peoples) the Dutch (functioning as plural) the natives, citizens, or inhabitants of the Netherlands
3. (Peoples) See Pennsylvania Dutch
4. (Languages) See Pennsylvania Dutch
5. (Art Movements) See Pennsylvania Dutch
6. (Placename) See Pennsylvania Dutch
8. in Dutch slang in trouble
adj
9. (Languages) of, relating to, or characteristic of the Netherlands, its inhabitants, or their language
10. (Peoples) of, relating to, or characteristic of the Netherlands, its inhabitants, or their language
11. (Placename) of, relating to, or characteristic of the Netherlands, its inhabitants, or their language
adv
go Dutch informal to share expenses equally

Dutch

(dʌtʃ)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to the Netherlands, its inhabitants, or their language.
n.
2. (used with a pl. v.)
a. the inhabitants of the Netherlands.
b. natives of the Netherlands or persons of Dutch ancestry living outside the Netherlands.
3. the West Germanic language of the Netherlands and N and W Belgium. Abbr.: D Compare Flemish.
Idioms:
1. go Dutch, to pay one's own expenses, as on a date.
2. in Dutch, in trouble or disfavor.
[1350–1400; Middle English Duch < Middle Dutch duutsch Dutch, German(ic); c. Old High German diutisc popular (language) (as opposed to learned Latin)]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Dutch - the people of the NetherlandsDutch - the people of the Netherlands; "the Dutch are famous for their tulips"
nation, country, land - the people who live in a nation or country; "a statement that sums up the nation's mood"; "the news was announced to the nation"; "the whole country worshipped him"
Frisian - a native or inhabitant of Friesland or Frisia
2.Dutch - the West Germanic language of the Netherlands
West Germanic, West Germanic language - a branch of the Germanic languages
Flemish dialect, Flemish - one of two official languages of Belgium; closely related to Dutch
Afrikaans, South African Dutch, Taal - an official language of the Republic of South Africa; closely related to Dutch and Flemish
Adj.1.Dutch - of or relating to the Netherlands or its people or culture; "Dutch painting"; "Dutch painters"

Dutch

noun
A difficult, often embarrassing situation or condition:
Informal: bind, pickle, spot.
Translations
Nederlands
холандски
holandèsneerlandès
holandskýholandštinaNizozemecNizozemkanizozemský
hollandsknederlandsk
NederlandaNederlandaninoNederlandano
hollandi
هلندی
hollantihollantilainenalankomaalainen
הולנדית
डच
Nizozemacnizozemskinizozemski jetikNizozemka
hollandhollandiai
hollandesenederlandese
bahasa BelandaBelanda
HollendingHollendingurhollenskhollenskahollenskar
オランダのオランダ人オランダ語
네덜란드 사람네덜란드어네덜란드의
nederlandiensis
Olandų kalba
Nīderlandiešu valoda
holenderskiHolendrzyNiderlandczycyniderlandzkiHolender
neerlandezăolandezolandezăolandezeolandezi
holandčina
NizozemecNizozemkanizozemščina
holandskinizozemskiнизоземскихоландски
holländareholländskholländskanederländarenederländsk
Kiholanzi
ภาษาดัตช์เกี่ยวกับดัตช์
ڈچ
Tiếng Hà Lanthuộc Hà Lan

Dutch

[dʌtʃ]
A. ADJholandés
she's Dutches holandesa
to be in Dutch with sb (US) → estar en la lista negra de algn
to talk to sb like a Dutch uncledecirle cuatro verdades a algn
B. N
1. (Ling) → neerlandés m, holandés m
2. the Dutch (= people) → los holandeses
C. ADV to go Dutch [two people] → pagar a medias; [more than two] → pagar a escote
D. CPD Dutch auction Nsubasta f a la baja
Dutch barn N granero abierto a los lados con el tejado curvo
Dutch cap Ndiafragma m
Dutch courage N envalentonamiento del que ha bebido
Dutch elm disease Nenfermedad f del olmo, grafiosis f
Dutch oven Nolla f
Dutch school N (Art) → escuela f holandesa
Dutch treat N comida etc en la que cada uno paga lo suyo

Dutch

[ˈdʌtʃ]
adjhollandais(e), néerlandais(e)
She's Dutch → Elle est hollandaise.
n
(= language) → hollandais m, néerlandais m
the Dutch (= Dutch people) → les Hollandais mpl, les Néerlandais mpl
adv
to go Dutch → partager les frais
to go Dutch on sth → partager le prix de qchDutch courage ncourage m puisé dans la bouteille

Dutch

adjniederländisch (esp form), → holländisch; Dutch cheeseHolländer Käse; a Dutch manein Niederländer m (esp form), → ein Holländer m; a Dutch womaneine Niederländerin (esp form), → eine Holländerin; he is Dutcher ist Niederländer (esp form)or Holländer; she is Dutchsie ist Niederländerin (esp form)or Holländerin; Dutch master (Art) → Meister mder Holländischen Schule; the Dutch School (Art) → die Holländische Schule
n
(= people) the Dutchdie Niederländer (esp form)or Holländer pl
(= language)Niederländisch nt, → Holländisch nt; to be in Dutch (with somebody) (US inf) → (bei jdm) schlecht angeschrieben sein ? also double Dutch, English
adv to go Dutch (with somebody) (inf: = share the cost) → (mit jdm) getrennte Kasse machen; she insisted upon going Dutchsie bestand darauf, dass wir getrennte Kasse machen or dass jeder für sich bezahlt

Dutch

:
Dutch auction
n Versteigerung mit stufenweise erniedrigtem Ausbietungspreis
Dutch barn
n (Brit) → offene Scheune
Dutch cap
n (= diaphragm)Pessar nt
Dutch courage
n (inf) to get or give oneself Dutchsich (dat)Mut antrinken (from mit); I can’t do it without some Dutchich kann es nicht, ohne mir vorher ein bisschen Mut anzutrinken; all they need is a bit of Dutchsie müssen sich nur ein bisschen Mut antrinken
Dutch door
n (US) → quer geteilte Tür
Dutch East Indies
plNiederländisch-Ostindien nt
Dutch elm disease
nUlmensterben nt
Dutchman
nNiederländer m (esp form), → Holländer m; if he’s a professional footballer, then I’m a Dutch (Brit inf) → wenn er ein Profifußballer ist, dann fresse ich einen Besen (inf)
Dutch metal
nunechtes Blattgold, Rauschgold nt
Dutch oven
nSchmortopf m
Dutch Reformed Church
Dutch treat
n (inf) Kinobesuch/Essen etc mit getrennter Kasse; we settled on a Dutchwir einigten uns darauf, getrennte Kasse zu machen
Dutch uncle
n to talk to somebody like a Dutch, to be somebody’s Dutchjdm eine Standpauke halten (inf)
Dutchwoman
nNiederländerin f (esp form), → Holländerin f

Dutch

[dʌtʃ]
1. adjolandese
Dutch elm disease → fungo parassita dell'olmo
2. n
a. the Dutch npl (people) → gli olandesi
b. (language) → olandese m
3. adv to go Dutch or dutch (fam) → fare alla romana

Dutch

هولندىّ, هولنديّ holandský, holandština hollandsk Holländer, holländisch ολλανδικός, Ολλανδός holandés hollanti, hollantilainen hollandais Nizozemac, nizozemski olandese オランダの, オランダ人 네덜란드 사람, 네덜란드의 Nederlands nederlandsk Holender, holenderski holandês голландский, голландский язык holländare, holländsk เกี่ยวกับดัตช์, ภาษาดัตช์ Hollanda, Hollandalı thuộc Hà Lan, tiếng Hà Lan 荷兰人, 荷兰的
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References in classic literature ?
A little while after this there came in a Dutch ship from Batavia; she was a coaster, not an European trader, of about two hundred tons burden; the men, as they pretended, having been so sickly that the captain had not hands enough to go to sea with, so he lay by at Bengal; and having, it seems, got money enough, or being willing, for other reasons, to go for Europe, he gave public notice he would sell his ship.
Listen, you scoundrel, and look at that Dutch bottle.
When we came near that coast, and began to rejoice at the prospect of ease and refreshment, we were on the sudden alarmed with the sight of a squadron of ships, of what nation we could not at first distinguish, but soon discovered that they were three English and three Dutch, and were preparing to attack us.
The large importance attached to the harpooneer's vocation is evinced by the fact, that originally in the old Dutch Fishery, two centuries and more ago, the command of a whale ship was not wholly lodged in the person now called the captain, but was divided between him and an officer called the Specksynder.
I partly surmise also, that this wicked charge against whalers may be likewise imputed to the existence on the coast of Greenland, in former times, of a Dutch village called Schmerenburgh or Smeerenberg, which latter name is the one used by the learned Fogo Von Slack, in his great work on Smells, a textbook on that subject.
In the bosom of one of those spacious coves which indent the eastern shore of the Hudson, at that broad expansion of the river denominated by the ancient Dutch navigators the Tappan Zee, and where they always prudently shortened sail and implored the protection of St.
I had learned on the voyage, from the captain of the boat, how to ask my way in Dutch, if I happened to be by myself in a strange town; and I now repeated my lesson, asking my way to the fishing office of Messrs.
Cornelius de Witt, Ruart de Pulten, that is to say, warden of the dikes, ex-burgomaster of Dort, his native town, and member of the Assembly of the States of Holland, was forty-nine years of age, when the Dutch people, tired of the Republic such as John de Witt, the Grand Pensionary of Holland, understood it, at once conceived a most violent affection for the Stadtholderate, which had been abolished for ever in Holland by the "Perpetual Edict" forced by John de Witt upon the United Provinces.
Our grandfathers and great- grandfathers were just respectable English or Dutch merchants, who came to the colonies to make their fortune, and stayed here because they did so well.
The Dutch, you know, insult me daily in their gazettes, and by their republican attitude.
Wolfert drew back shuddering, but was reassured on being informed by the negro that this was a family vault, belonging to one of the old Dutch families that owned this estate, an assertion corroborated by the sight of coffins of various sizes piled within.
I spoken Dutch tolerably well; I told him who we were, and begged him, in consideration of our being Christians and Protestants, of neighbouring countries in strict alliance, that he would move the captains to take some pity on us.