verb[with object] Australian /NZ • informal
- Avoid or evade (a responsibility or issue): (as noun duck-shoving) this sniping and duck-shoving between county councils and the Electricity Commission should ceaseMore example sentences
- They and were happy to duck-shove responsibility for the fiasco that is the Queensland electricity supply system to executives and managers.
- It is buck-passing and duck-shoving, and at the end of the day there is a whole list of victims.
- You cannot duck shove this off to the UN and everyone else you can think of.