noun (sometimes lowercase)
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Definition for Double Dutch (2 of 2)
Origin of double Dutch
Example sentences from the Web for Double Dutch
And Ollie says, ‘Oh, I see, well, let me have two double vodka martinis.’The Story Behind Lee Marvin’s Liberty Valance Smile|Robert Ward|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
A few weeks after returning from England, I was trolling the dairy section and came across the Cotswold Double Gloucester.
He went on to say that even such double horrors had never kept cops from continuing on.
Faced with the loss of middle class voters, the administration seems determined to double down on its current coalition.
Between June and October 1943, 4,283 British, 1,303 Dutch, 1,630 Australian, and 88 American soldiers died.
Under the one-sixth they appear as slender, highly refractive fibers with double contour and, often, curled or split ends.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis|James Campbell Todd
In treble, second and fourth, the first change is a dodge behind; and the second time the treble leads, there's a double Bob.Tintinnalogia, or, the Art of Ringing|Richard Duckworth and Fabian Stedman
Mrs. Woodbury paints in oils and water-colors; the latter are genre scenes, and among them are several Dutch subjects.
She did her work at a most interesting period in Dutch painting.
The stratagem worked, because the ships went about from one tack to the other without being seen by the Dutch.
British Dictionary definitions for Double Dutch
Idioms and Phrases with Double Dutch
Language that cannot be understood, gibberish, as in They might have been speaking double Dutch, for all I understood. This usage dates from the 1870s (an earlier version, however, had it as high Dutch) and is heard less often today than the synonym double talk.
A game of jump rope in which players jump over two ropes swung in a crisscross fashion.