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Dutch·man

 (dŭch′mən)
n.
1.
a. A man who is a native or inhabitant of the Netherlands.
b. A man of Dutch ancestry.
2.
a. Archaic A member of any of the Germanic peoples of central or northern Europe.
b. Northern & Western US A person of German ancestry.
3. dutchman Something used to fill or cover a gap, especially a block of wood or stone set into a larger piece to replace a damaged section.

Dutchman

(ˈdʌtʃmən)
n, pl -men
1. (Peoples) a native, citizen, or inhabitant of the Netherlands
2. a piece of wood, metal, etc, used to repair or patch faulty workmanship
3. (Peoples) often derogatory South African an Afrikaner

Dutch•man

(ˈdʌtʃ mən)

n., pl. -men.
1. Older Use. a native or inhabitant of the Netherlands.
2. (l.c.) a piece or wedge inserted to hide the fault in a badly made joint, to stop an opening, etc.
3. Older Slang: Sometimes Offensive. (a term used to refer to a German.)
[1350–1400]
usage: Definition 4 was originally standard English, but around the time of World War I it became a slang term of contempt. Though not common today, it is sometimes perceived as insulting.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Dutchman - a native or inhabitant of HollandDutchman - a native or inhabitant of Holland  
Holland, Kingdom of The Netherlands, Nederland, Netherlands, The Netherlands - a constitutional monarchy in western Europe on the North Sea; half the country lies below sea level
European - a native or inhabitant of Europe
Translations
Holanďan
hollænder
hollantilainen
Nizozemac
holland férfi
オランダ人男性
네덜란드 사람
olandezolandezi
holländare
ผู้ชายชาวดัตช์
đàn ông Hà Lan

Dutchman

[ˈdʌtʃmən] N (Dutchmen (pl)) → holandés m
it's him or I'm a Dutchmanque me maten si no es él

Dutchman

[ˈdʌtʃmən] nHollandais m

Dutchman

[ˈdʌtʃmən] n (-men (pl)) → olandese m

Dutchman

رَجُل هولنديّ Holanďan hollænder Holländer Ολλανδός holandés hollantilainen Hollandais Nizozemac olandese オランダ人男性 네덜란드 사람 Nederlander nederlender Holender holandês голландец holländare ผู้ชายชาวดัตช์ Hollandalı đàn ông Hà Lan 荷兰人
References in classic literature ?
There are the Dutchmen, very fat, and smoking, you know, and one sitting on a barrel.
Nay, nay, I aren't goin' to bother mysen about Dutchmen.
Oh, well," said Maggie, rather foiled by Luke's unexpectedly decided views about Dutchmen, "perhaps you would like 'Animated Nature' better; that's not Dutchmen, you know, but elephants and kangaroos, and the civet-cat, and the sunfish, and a bird sitting on its tail,--I forget its name.
Here, as at Hong Kong and Calcutta, were mixed crowds of all races Americans and English, Chinamen and Dutchmen, mostly merchants ready to buy or sell anything.
SFA youth guru Mark Wotte has revealed he upset his fellow Dutchmen by cheering Scotland's Under-21 win over Holland on Monday.
Gerstenfeld speaks to Els Borst: "The governmentas attitude testified that its members, like many others, saw the Jewish Dutchmen as a special group who were not areal Dutchmen.