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Synonyms for duck

Synonyms for (noun) duck

Synonyms: duck Definition: small wild or domesticated web-footed broad-billed swimming bird usually having a depressed body and short legs

Similar words: anseriform bird Definition: chiefly web-footed swimming birds

Synonyms: duck Definition: a heavy cotton fabric of plain weave; used for clothing and tents

Similar words: fabric, material, cloth, textile Definition: artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers Usage: the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent; woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC; she measured off enough material for a dress

Synonyms: duck Definition: flesh of a duck (domestic or wild)

Similar words: poultry Definition: flesh of chickens or turkeys or ducks or geese raised for food

Synonyms: duck, duck's egg Definition: (cricket) a score of nothing by a batsman

Similar words: score Definition: a number that expresses the accomplishment of a team or an individual in a game or contest Usage: the score was 7 to 0

Synonyms for (verb) duck

Synonyms: hedge, circumvent, parry, put off, sidestep, skirt, dodge, duck, evade, fudge, elude Definition: avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues) Usage: He dodged the issue; she skirted the problem; They tend to evade their responsibilities; he evaded the questions skillfully

Similar words: avoid Definition: stay clear from; keep away from; keep out of the way of someone or something Usage: Her former friends now avoid her

Synonyms: duck Definition: to move (the head or body) quickly downwards or away Usage: Before he could duck, another stone struck him

Similar words: move Definition: move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion Usage: He moved his hand slightly to the right

Synonyms: duck Definition: submerge or plunge suddenly

Similar words: dive, plunge, plunk Definition: drop steeply Usage: the stock market plunged

Synonyms: duck, dip, douse Definition: dip into a liquid Usage: He dipped into the pool

Similar words: souse, dunk, dip, douse, plunge Definition: immerse briefly into a liquid so as to wet, coat, or saturate Usage: dip the garment into the cleaning solution; dip the brush into the paint