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Meaning of DODGING

Pronunciation:  d'âjing

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  deliberately avoiding; keeping away from or preventing from happening
  2. [n]  nonperformance of something distasteful (as by deceit or trickery) that you are supposed to do; "his evasion of his clear duty was reprehensible"; "that escape from the consequences is possible but unattractive"
  3. [n]  a statement that evades the question by cleverness or trickery

DODGING is a 7 letter word that starts with D.


 Synonyms: avoidance, dodge, evasion, scheme, shunning, turning away
 See Also: aversion, averting, carelessness, circumvention, escape, escape mechanism, false statement, falsehood, falsity, goldbricking, goofing off, malingering, near thing, neglect, negligence, nonperformance, rejection, shirking, skulking, slacking, soldiering, untruth



Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: bickering, boggling, captiousness, caviling, chicane, chicanery, clock-watching, ducking, equivocation, evasion, fencing, goofing off, hairsplitting, hedging, logic-chopping, malingering, nit-picking, paltering, parrying, pettifoggery, prevarication, pussyfooting, quibbling, shifting, shirking, shuffle, shuffling, sidestepping, skulking, slacking, soldiering, subterfuge, suppressio veri, tax dodging, tax evasion, tergiversation, trichoschistism, truancy, weasel words, welshing