What does dutch mean?

Definitions for dutch
dʌtʃdutch

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Dutch, Dutch peoplenoun

    the people of the Netherlands

    "the Dutch are famous for their tulips"

  2. Dutchadjective

    the West Germanic language of the Netherlands

  3. Dutchadjective

    of or relating to the Netherlands or its people or culture

    "Dutch painting"; "Dutch painters"

Wiktionary

  1. Dutchadjective

    German.

    Etymology: Short for duchess

  2. Dutchadjective

    Pertaining to the Dutch, the Germans, and the Goths; Germanic, Teutonic.

    Etymology: Short for duchess

  3. Dutchadjective

    Of or pertaining to the Netherlands, the Dutch people or the Dutch language.

    Etymology: Short for duchess

  4. Dutchadjective

    In a shared manner; of a shared expense.

    Etymology: Short for duchess

  5. Dutchnoun

    The main language of the Netherlands and Flanders (i.e., the northern half of Belgium).

    Etymology: Short for duchess

  6. Dutchnoun

    The people from the Netherlands.

    Etymology: Short for duchess

  7. Dutchnoun

    The main language of the Holy Roman Empire (Germany, Austria, Alsace, Luxembourg)

    Etymology: Short for duchess

  8. Dutchnoun

    A German.

    Etymology: Short for duchess

  9. dutchnoun

    wife

    Etymology: Short for duchess

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dutchadjective

    pertaining to Holland, or to its inhabitants

    Etymology: [D. duitsch German; or G. deutsch, orig., popular, national, OD. dietsc, MHG. diutsch, tiutsch, OHG. diutisk, fr. diot, diota, a people, a nation; akin to AS. ped, OS. thiod, thioda, Goth. piuda; cf. Lith. tauta land, OIr. tuath people, Oscan touto. The English have applied the name especially to the Germanic people living nearest them, the Hollanders. Cf. Derrick, Teutonic.]

  2. Dutchnoun

    the people of Holland; Dutchmen

    Etymology: [D. duitsch German; or G. deutsch, orig., popular, national, OD. dietsc, MHG. diutsch, tiutsch, OHG. diutisk, fr. diot, diota, a people, a nation; akin to AS. ped, OS. thiod, thioda, Goth. piuda; cf. Lith. tauta land, OIr. tuath people, Oscan touto. The English have applied the name especially to the Germanic people living nearest them, the Hollanders. Cf. Derrick, Teutonic.]

  3. Dutchnoun

    the language spoken in Holland

    Etymology: [D. duitsch German; or G. deutsch, orig., popular, national, OD. dietsc, MHG. diutsch, tiutsch, OHG. diutisk, fr. diot, diota, a people, a nation; akin to AS. ped, OS. thiod, thioda, Goth. piuda; cf. Lith. tauta land, OIr. tuath people, Oscan touto. The English have applied the name especially to the Germanic people living nearest them, the Hollanders. Cf. Derrick, Teutonic.]

Freebase

  1. Dutch

    Dutch is a 1991 American comedy-drama film directed by Peter Faiman and written by John Hughes. The original music score was composed by Alan Silvestri. The film stars Ethan Embry, Ed O'Neill and JoBeth Williams with a cameo appearance by golfer great Arnold Palmer. O' Neill and Embry would work together again over a decade later in the 2003 version of the series Dragnet. Ari Meyers and E.G. Daily co-starred.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Dutch

    duch, adj. belonging to Holland or its people—in old writers rather applied to the Germans: heavy, clumsy, as in Dutch-built, -buttocked, &c.—n. Dutch′man, a native of Holland.—Dutch auction, courage, tiles (see Auction, Courage, Tile); Dutch carpet, a mixed material of cotton and wool for floor coverings; Dutch cheese, a small round cheese made on the Continent from skim-milk; Dutch clinkers, a hard brick for paving stables, &c.; Dutch clover, white clover; Dutch concert, a concert in which singers sing their various songs simultaneously, or each one sings a verse of any song he likes between bursts of some familiar chorus; Dutch drops, a balsam, or popular nostrum, of oil of turpentine, tincture of guaiacum, &c.; Dutch liquid, an oily substance obtained by mixing chlorine and olefiant gases—not miscible with water, readily dissolving in ether and alcohol, producing anæsthesia; Dutch metal, sometimes called Dutch gold or Dutch leaf, is an alloy of copper and zinc; Dutch oven (see Oven); Dutch pink (see Pink); Dutch rush, the scouring-rush; Dutch wife, an open frame of rattan or cane used in the Dutch Indies, to rest the limbs upon in bed.—Talk like a Dutch uncle, to rebuke with kindness. [Ger. deutsch, (lit.) belonging to the people—Old High Ger. diutisk, of which -isk = the Eng. suffix -ish, and diut = A.S. theod, Goth. thiuda, a nation. See Teutonic.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. dutch

    Language, or rather gibberish, which cannot be understood by a listener. (See DOUBLE DUTCH.)

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    Rank popularity for the word 'dutch' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4024

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    Rank popularity for the word 'dutch' in Adjectives Frequency: #541

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of dutch in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of dutch in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of dutch in a Sentence

  1. Mishka Henner:

    It could have been the Friday of the month when the parents (at the Dutch Defense Ministry) were allowed to bring their kids to work.

  2. Zhou Ye:

    It has made going Dutch less hassle and so much more fun, young people think splitting bills this way is fun, and older ones may find it fashionable to do so.

  3. Martine Gosselink:

    It's not a matter of whitewashing our Dutch history, we do think that old colonial terms are also part of it.

  4. Michael Gerrard:

    It's significant that in neither the( Dutch) nor the Juliana case have the government defendants contested the underlying science of climate change, instead their defenses are what is the proper role of the courts, as opposed to the legislative and administrative branches dealing with the issue.

  5. Jacqueline van Maarsen:

    I was 11 when the Germans invaded Holland. I remember seeing the planes flying overhead and sensing the great agitation of my parents. I thought we might get bombed or we might not get enough food, but the idea that we faced another threat because we were Jewish didn’t even enter my head. My mother was a Parisian Catholic, and although my father had registered us as Jewish in Amsterdam in 1938 — he wanted us to be part of the Jewish community, like the rest of his Dutch family — my older sister and I weren’t really brought up as Jewish.

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