1 [often with modifier] informal A person who engages in cunning tricks or dishonest practices to evade a debt or obligation: tax dodgers a fare dodger
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- Road tax dodgers face fines of up to £1, 000, or five times the 12-month rate of duty if this is a greater amount.
- Some tax dodgers could even face a maximum penalty of £1,000 if they are taken to court in a clampdown on unlicensed cars.
- Road tax dodgers are being targeted in a new campaign to rid the streets of illegal cars.
2 Nautical A canvas screen on a ship giving protection from spray.
- The mainsheet traveler is located on the cabin top forward of the companionway and out of the way of the dodger and cockpit bimini.
- Models built after 1993 feature a fixed dodger / windshield forward of the companionway.
- A cockpit dodger or awning is a must with this design for adequate ventilation of the cabin in inclement weather.
Words that rhyme with dodgercodger, lodger
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