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Verb: dodge  dój
  1. Make a sudden movement in a new direction so as to avoid
    "The child dodged the teacher's blow"
  2. Move to and fro or from place to place usually in an irregular course
    "the pickpocket dodged through the crowd"
  3. Avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues)
    "He dodged the issue";
    - hedge, fudge, evade, put off, circumvent, parry, elude, skirt, duck [informal], sidestep, finesse, circumnavigate
Noun: dodge  dój
  1. [informal] An elaborate or deceitful scheme contrived to deceive or evade
    - contrivance, stratagem
  2. A quick evasive movement
  3. A statement that evades the question by cleverness or trickery
    - dodging, scheme

Derived forms: dodged, dodging, dodges

Type of: avoid, evasion, falsehood, falsity, move, scheme, strategy, untruth

Encyclopedia: Dodge, Oklahoma