Synonyms of duck in English:

duck1

noun

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drake1 male
female
duckling young

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Word of the day skosh
Pronunciation: skəʊʃ
noun
a small amount; a little

Synonyms of duck in English:

duck2

verb

  • 3 informal he ducked out of history lessons they cannot duck the issue much longer
    shirk, dodge, evade, avoid, steer clear of, run away from, elude, escape, find a way out of, back out of, pull out of, shun, eschew, miss; sidestep, bypass, skirt round, circumvent, give a wide berth to, find a way round, turn one's back on
    informal cop out of, get out of, wriggle out of, worm one's way out of
    British informal skive, skive off, funk
    North American informal cut
    Australian/New Zealand informal duck-shove
    archaic decline, bilk
    informal he ducked out of history lessons they cannot duck the issue much longer
    [Antonyms] take part in, face up to

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