Definition of Go Dutch

1. Verb. Share expenses equally and split the cost of something. "My boyfriend and I always go Dutch"

Generic synonyms: Pay



Definition of Go Dutch

1. Verb. (idiomatic) To pay for one's own food and bills, or split the cost, when eating at a restaurant or going out for entertainment. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Go Dutch

go-getters
go-getting
go-go
go-kart
go-karts
go-live
go-lives
go-off
go-out
go-outs
go-show
go-slow
go-slows
go-to
go-to-meeting(a)
go Dutch (current term)
go Fantee
go Galt
go Pete Tong
go Winchester
go a-begging
go a long way
go about
go across
go after
go against
go against the grain
go ahead
go all out

Literary usage of Go Dutch

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1. Bits of Travel at Home by Helen Hunt Jackson (1878)
"We, having been forewarned that the time to see the Geysers in perfection is early in the morning, utterly refused to go. Dutch ..."

2. Sunset by Southern Pacific Company, Southern Pacific Company. Passenger Dept (1915)
"I ain't met a girl yet what's willing t' go Dutch." Aggie fixed him with a scathing glance. "Huh, it's a wonder you c'n get one t' tag along even when you ..."

3. An Introduction to Poetry by Jay Broadus Hubbell, John Owen Beaty (1922)
"The first two lines in the second stanza mean I'll pay for my drink and you for yours; or, in modern slang, "We'll go Dutch." Gowans means daisies; burn, ..."

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