The dutch enjoy toasting just as much as every other country and it’s no surprise there are several terms they use depending what they are giving cheers to. When you visit the Netherlands you’ll often find people socializing, touching glasses, and giving thanks in small cozy pubs. If you want to join the fun here are some terms you can use.
Cheers in Dutch
Proost – The meaning for this word is “to health”. Proost is the most popular terms for cheers in the Netherlands and the Dutch aren’t afraid to use it several times a night to get the party started.
Sante – In a more formal setting where wine is being served, Sante is the perferred term to use.