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Noun: ducking  dú-king
  1. Hunting ducks
    - duck hunting
     
  2. The act of wetting something by submerging it
    - submersion, immersion, dousing
Verb: duck  dúk
  1. To move (the head or body) quickly downwards or away
    "Before he could duck, another stone struck him"
     
  2. Submerge or plunge suddenly
     
  3. Immerse into a liquid
    "He ducked into the pool";
    - dip, douse
     
  4. Avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues)
    - hedge, fudge, evade, put off, circumvent, parry, elude, skirt, dodge, sidestep, finesse

Derived forms: duckings

Type of: avoid, dip, dive, douse, dunk, hunt, hunting, move, plunge, plunk, souse, wetting

Encyclopedia: Ducking

Duck, West Virginia