dodge


Also found in: Dictionary, Legal, Acronyms, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to dodge: ford, chevy, jeep
  • all
  • verb
  • noun

Synonyms for dodge

Synonyms for dodge

Synonyms for dodge

an elaborate or deceitful scheme contrived to deceive or evade

a quick evasive movement

Related Words

a statement that evades the question by cleverness or trickery

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

Related Words

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

Related Words

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

References in classic literature ?
I don't get more tribulation than is good for me, I fancy, and we are apt to make mistakes when we try to dodge troubles.
He loves a dodge for its own sake; being,' added Mr Fledgeby, after casting about for an expressive phrase, 'the dodgerest of all the dodgers.
But he who dodges hospitals and jails, and walks fast crossing grave-yards, and would rather talk of operas than hell; calls Cowper, Young, Pascal, Rousseau, poor devils all of sick men; and throughout a care-free lifetime swears by Rabelais as passing wise, and therefore jolly; --not that man is fitted to sit down on tomb-stones, and break the green damp mould with unfathomably wondrous Solomon.
Come," said the inspector, unable to follow these observations, "you are a clever dodger, but you can't dodge me.
Bondurant's entire fleet of cars is being converted over to Dodge Chargers, Challengers and Vipers
Dodge officially enters China with a bold and powerful statement at Auto Shanghai 2007 as it premieres the first two products for the brand: the locally produced Dodge Caravan and imported Dodge Caliber.
It would vault the new Phelps Dodge Inco Corporation into titan status on the global mining scene, creating the world's largest nickel producer and largest publicly traded copper producer.
If comedy in contemporary art seldom appears without qualifiers like deadpan, concrete, or conceptual, Dodge and Kahn's shared comic sensibility belongs to its own idiosyncratic gente, closer in tone and caliber to the artists' cited influences (Richard Pryor, Lily Tomlin, and Lenny Bruce) than to the art world's site gag or idea-based sorts of humor.
Dodge Ram SRT-10, which is in the Guinness Book of World Records in the "fastest production pickup"
We wanted to make our stamp on butch representation and have a little more visibility," says Dodge, 36, who appeared in John Waters's Cecil B.
With the implementation of this system," states Sheldon Steiner, vice president, Flack + Kurtz, "Phelps Dodge has taken a major step toward insuring its prominent position as a world-class refinery.
Phelps Dodge is one of the world's leading producers of copper and molybdenum and is the largest producer of molybdenum-based chemicals and continuous-cast copper rod.
The Dodge brand has partnered with Contur Cabinet Ltd.
It's extraordinary that these horses should be so eager for human contact, given that humans have starved, beaten, whipped, tripped, and in some cases, come just to the brink of slaughtering them before Dodge and his wife, Christine, intervened.
9 Wrigley's Doublemint Dodge will feature a distinctive green paint scheme, reflecting the unique packaging and flavor that has made Doublemint one of the world's best-selling chewing gums since the brand's launch in 1914.