Definitions for dodge

Definitions for (noun) dodge

Main entry: dodge

Definition: a quick evasive movement

Main entry: stratagem, contrivance, dodge

Definition: an elaborate or deceitful scheme contrived to deceive or evade

Usage: his testimony was just a contrivance to throw us off the track

Main entry: scheme, dodge, dodging

Definition: a statement that evades the question by cleverness or trickery

Definitions for (verb) dodge

Main entry: hedge, circumvent, parry, put off, sidestep, skirt, dodge, duck, evade, fudge, elude

Definition: avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues)

Usage: He dodged the issue; she skirted the problem; They tend to evade their responsibilities; he evaded the questions skillfully

Main entry: dodge

Definition: make a sudden movement in a new direction so as to avoid

Usage: The child dodged the teacher's blow

Main entry: dodge

Definition: move to and fro or from place to place usually in an irregular course

Usage: the pickpocket dodged through the crowd

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