20 of the best Dutch memes that will have you choking on your bitterballen

Who doesn’t love a good meme? Even boomers are getting into them!

We’ve already given you the lowdown on some other top-class memes about living in the Netherlands. Heck, we’ve even made some ourselves (yes, we’re down with the kids!).

But you can never have too many memes in your Dutch life, so here’s a rundown of the top 20 dankest, Dutchest memes.

1. Let’s start with this Dutch institution

A-meme-of-a-Dutch-person-sending-a-tikkie-for-a-small-amount-of-money
Image: Dutch Review/Canva

2. Because we all know that Dutchies are very good at saving money

A-Dutch-meme-with-two-of-the-same-cushions-at-a-different-price

3. Perhaps it has to do with loving their jobs?

Meme-of-a-water-cooler-but-with-Heineken-instead-of-water

4. Or their perfect use of air quotes

Man-using-air-quotes-when-saying-he-will-drink-one-beer

Translation:
“I drink “one beer” tonight.”

5. This description of what everyone is thinking

A-meme-about-travelling-in-the-Netherlands
Image: Dutch Review/Canva

6. An answer to the big question

A-meme-with-a-map-of-Zeeland

7. This cultural shock

Meme-of-a-Dutch-man-cycling
Image: Dutch Review/Canva

8. This appreciation for Dutch memes

A-Drake-meme-about-dutch-memes

Translation:
“Good old English memes.”
“Literally the same memes, translated into Dutch.

9. This perfect explanation

Meme-of-Borat-but-about-Dutch-beer
Dutch-doctors-meme-with-a-woman-pouring-coffee-into-a-cup

11. And we feel called out here

Meme-about-expats-who-move-to-the-Netherlands
Image: u/JuliguanTheMan/Reddit

12. …and here

Meme-of-an-iceburg-about-living-in-the-Netherlands

13. When you learn one Dutch phrase

14. And are struggling with the rest

A-meme-of-the-word-tree-in-different-languages-compared-to-Dutch

15. But there’s only one reason to keep learning

A-Drake-meme-about-learning-Dutch

Translation:
“Learning Dutch because you live in the Netherlands.”
“Learning Dutch so you can read Dutch memes.”

16. This everyday occurrence

A-meme-about-stealing-bikes-in-the-Netherlands
Image: Dutch Review/Canva

17. I think I’m brand-new vintage

A-meme-about-which-Dutch-bike-are-you

18. Power has a different meaning here

A-meme-about-US-president-transport-vs-the-Dutch-prime-minister-on-a-bike

19. This common struggle

Meme-about-Dutch-breauocracy
Image: Dutch Review/Canva

20. And finally, this familiar sight

Meme-of-a-dutch-seagull

And those are our top Dutch memes! If you’re hungry for more, check out these coronavirus memes that are bound to put a smile on your face.

What other dank Dutch memes have we missed? Tell us in the comments!

Feature Image: DutchReview/Canva

This article was originally written in July 2021 and updated in October 2021 for your reading pleasure.

Chloe Lovatt 🇬🇧http://globeshuffler.wordpress.com
A British native, Chloe has a love for other languages and cultures, having lived in Spain before moving to the Netherlands. She is keen to explore the Dutch landscape, cultural spots and — the most important — food! After being here for a few months she already has developed a mild addiction to kibbeling.

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  1. this thread is sure to anger a lot of dutchies, spelling mistakes, weird americanisms like saying we have only one type of beer?!?! and stuff like that hahahaha

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