Synonyms for dodging

Grammar : Verb
Spell : doj
Phonetic Transcription : dɒdʒ

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Définition of dodging

Origin :
  • "to move to and fro" (especially in an effort to avoid something), 1560s, origin and sense evolution obscure, perhaps akin to Scottish dodd "to jog." Common from early 18c. in figurative sense of "to swindle, to play shifting tricks." Related: Dodged; dodging.
  • verb avoid
Example sentences :
  • She was like a hunted hare, dodging everyone she fancied might discover her identity.
  • Extract from : « Thoroughbreds » by W. A. Fraser
  • Repeating the words, "Fellows who are dodging about the water!"
  • Extract from : « The Last of the Mohicans » by James Fenimore Cooper
  • But here was a dog that kept at a distance, dancing and dodging here and there and all about.
  • Extract from : « White Fang » by Jack London
  • He's been dodging home life ever since he wore long trousers.
  • Extract from : « The Innocent Adventuress » by Mary Hastings Bradley
  • He was making his legs spin, and dodging from side to side as if to duck bullets.
  • Extract from : « The Million-Dollar Suitcase » by Alice MacGowan
  • Ever since dark one of my boats has been dodging astern here, in the deep water.
  • Extract from : « The Rescue » by Joseph Conrad
  • Dodging just in time, Falk made his escape and ran into his cabin.
  • Extract from : « Falk » by Joseph Conrad
  • The “Chevalier” declared he was not out in that country for the “fun of dodging.”
  • Extract from : « Rodney, the Ranger » by John V. Lane
  • You went to Sir Ralph Fairfield, and succeeded in dodging our men—so far.
  • Extract from : « The Grell Mystery » by Frank Froest
  • "And you've been dodging at sea ever since," said I severely.
  • Extract from : « The Adventures of Harry Revel » by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch

Antonyms for dodging

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