double Dutch


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double dutch

also double Dutch
n.
A game of jump rope in which players jump over two ropes swung in a crisscross formation by two turners.

double Dutch

n
informal Brit incomprehensible talk; gibberish

dou′ble Dutch′

or Dou′ble Dutch′,


n.
a game of jump rope in which two persons swing two long jump ropes in a synchronized fashion, usu. directed inward so the ropes are going in opposite directions, for one or two others to jump over.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.double Dutch - an incomprehensible talk
gibber, gibberish - unintelligible talking
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
2.double Dutch - the difficult version of jump rope in which players jump over two ropes that are swung in a crisscross manner by two turners
jump rope - a child's game or a cardiopulmonary exercise in which the player jumps over a swinging rope
Translations
hepreasiansaksa
c’est de l’hébreuc’est du chinoisc’est du russecharabia
anlaşılmazdeli saçmasısaçmalık
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