Complete Definition of "dodge"

English

Etymology
Uncertain, but possibly from Old English dydrian, by way of dialectal dodd or dodder

Pronunciation
IPA|/dÉʤ/
SAMPA|/dQdZ/
audio|en-us-dodge.ogg|Audio (US)

Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ÉdÊ|-ÉdÊ

Verb
en-verb|dodg|ing

  1. To avoid by moving out of the way (often suddenly)

#: He dodged traffic crossing the street.

  1. figurative To avoid; to sidestep

#: The politician dodged the question with a meaningless reply.

  1. Archaic To go hither and thither

Derived terms
dodger
dodgy

Translations
trans-top|To avoid by moving out of the way
Finnish: väistää
trans-mid
trans-bottom

trans-top|To avoid; to sidestep
Finnish: vältellä
trans-mid
trans-bottom

trans-top|To go hither and thither
trans-mid
trans-bottom

Translations to be checked
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ttbc|French: esquiver
ttbc|Swedish: ducka
mid
ttbc|Spanish: esquivar

See also
Dodge

portuguese: esquivar

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