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Definition of Dodge

Dodge

  1. To start suddenly aside, as to avoid a blow or a missile; to shift place by a sudden start.
  2. To evade a duty by low craft; to practice mean shifts; to use tricky devices; to play fast and loose; to quibble.
  3. To evade by a sudden shift of place; to escape by starting aside; as, to dodge a blow aimed or a ball thrown.
  4. Fig.: To evade by craft; as, to dodge a question; to dodge responsibility.
  5. To follow by dodging, or suddenly shifting from place to place.
  6. The act of evading by some skillful movement; a sudden starting aside; hence, an artful device to evade, deceive, or cheat; a cunning trick; an artifice.

Dodge Quotations

Think of me as the weathered sheriff coming back into Dodge 'cause the youngsters are shooting up the church and scaring the horses and not doing right by the women.
Frank Miller

I drive a big Dodge truck. I drive American cars.
J. B. Smoove

Fear not those who argue but those who dodge.
Dale Carnegie

Grunge was so self-consciously lowbrow and nonaspirational that it seemed, at first, impervious to the hype and glamour normally applied swiftly to any emerging trend. But sure enough, grunge anthems found their way onto the soundtracks of television commercials, and Dodge Neons were hawked by kids in flannel shirts saying, 'Whatever.'
Douglas Rushkoff

It is easy to dodge our responsibilities, but we cannot dodge the consequences of dodging our responsibilities.
Josiah Stamp
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Dodge Translations

dodge in German is Trick, Winkelzug, ausweichen
dodge in Norwegian is smette unna
dodge in Spanish is regatear
dodge in Swedish is knep, knyck, kila undan
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