Meaning of Low Dutchman in English:

Low Dutchman

Pronunciation /ˌləʊ ˈdʌtʃmən/


  • A native or inhabitant of the Netherlands; a Dutchman (now historical). In later use: (US) a person descended from Dutch settlers.


Late 16th century; earliest use found in Thomas Newton (d. 1607), translator and Church of England clergyman. From low + Dutchman.