- A trench; a long, shallow indentation, as for irrigation or drainage.
verb (ditches, ditching, ditched)
- Digging ditches has long been considered one of the most arduous forms of manual labor.
- To discard or abandon.
Etymology: Old English dÄÄ
- Once the sun came out we ditched our rain-gear and started a campfire.
- To deliberately crash-land an airplane on the sea.
- When the second engine failed, the pilot was forced to ; their last location was just south of the Azores.
- To deliberately not attend classes; to play hookey.
- The truant officer caught Louise ditching with her friends, and her parents were forced to pay a fine.
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