Definition of Dutch adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//dʌtʃ//
; NAmE NAmE//dʌtʃ//
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  • of or connected with the Netherlands, its people or its language
  • Word Originfrom Middle Dutch dutsch ‘Dutch, Netherlandish, German’: the English word originally denoted speakers of both High and Low German, but became more specific after the United Provinces adopted the Low German of Holland as the national language on independence in 1579.Idioms
    go Dutch (with somebody)
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    to share the cost of something with somebody
    See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: Dutch