- of or relating to the Danes, their country, or their language.
- a North Germanic language, the language of Denmark, closely related to Norwegian, Swedish, and Icelandic.
- (sometimes lowercase) Danish pastry.
Origin of Danish
Related Words for danishcake, doughnut, bread, croissant, pie, phyllo, pastry, muffin, scone, bun, delicacy, dainty, tart, Danish, strudel, patisserie, turnover, roll, eclair, popover
Examples from the Web for danish
Contemporary Examples of danish
Of course, with such a soft-handed approach comes criticism from the Danish right.What the U.S. Can Learn from Europe About Dealing with Terrorists
December 15, 2014
The event grew out of an anti-consumerist action by the Danish radical theater collective Solvognen.Before the Bros, SantaCon Was as an Anti-Corporate Protest
December 12, 2014
Nolde was an anti-Semite and member of the Danish Nazi Party.Top Nazis And Their Complicated Relationship With Artists
November 30, 2014
The Danish Air Force, as luck would have it, had just the aircraft.The American Ebola Rescue Plan Hinges on One Company. Meet Phoenix.
November 22, 2014
But Lundbeck, the Danish maker of Nembutal, no longer sells the drug to U.S. prisons.Pennsylvania’s Lethal Injection Fiasco
September 18, 2014
Historical Examples of danish
This letter was written in terms of great asperity to the Danish commander.The Life of Horatio Lord Nelson
Conrad Malte-Brun, a Danish author and geographer of great merit.
The next day (September 10) they are picked up by the Danish whaler.
Chapter 2: The letter says the large Danish dog will arrive on the 15th of February.
Brorson is without doubt the most lyrical of all Danish hymnwriters.Hymns and Hymnwriters of Denmark
Jens Christian Aaberg
- of, relating to, or characteristic of Denmark, its people, or their language
- the official language of Denmark, belonging to the North Germanic branch of the Indo-European family
Word Origin and History for danish
Old English Denisc "people of Denmark" (see Dane); danish pastry is 1934; shortened form danish is from 1963.