adjective 1. of or relating to the domestic architecture of Dutch settlers in New York and New Jersey, often characterized by gambrel roofs having curved eaves over porches on the long sides. noun 2. a house built in such a style.
noun, Sometimes Offensive. 1. courage inspired by drunkenness or drinking liquor. noun 1. false courage gained from drinking alcohol 2. alcoholic drink noun phrase False or fleeting bravery resulting from liquor: A man in liquor is full of Dutch courage [1820s+; like many other pejorative uses of Dutch, this comes from the 17th century, when […]
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- Dutch disease
noun 1. the deindustrialization of an economy as a result of the discovery of a natural resource, as that which occurred in Holland with the exploitation of North Sea Oil, which raised the value of the Dutch currency, making its exports uncompetitive and causing its industry to decline