The Dutch will vote on the matter next month.
- To pay one's own expenses on a date or outing.
- In disfavor or trouble.
- To have every participant pay his or her own expenses.
- In trouble or disfavor.
- The people of the Netherlands.
- The Pennsylvania Dutch.
Origin of dutch
- Middle English Duch German, Dutch from Middle Dutch Dūtsch teutā- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Middle English Duch (“German, Low Countryman”), from Middle Dutch dūtsch, duutsc (modern Duits (“German”)), northern variant of dietsc (compare modern Diets (“Dutch language”)), from Proto-Germanic *þiudiskaz (compare German Deutsch (“German”), Old English þēodisc (“of the people”)), from Proto-Germanic *þeudō ‘people’, from Proto-Indo-European *tewtéh₂. See also Derrick, Teuton, Teutonic.
- Short for duchess