Meaning of dodger

dodg•er

Pronunciation: (doj'ur), [key]
— n.
  1. a person who dodges.
  2. a shifty person, esp. one who persistently evades a responsibility, as specified: tax dodger; draft dodger.
  3. a leafhopper.
  4. a small handbill; throwaway.
  5. See
  6. a shield, as of canvas, erected on a flying bridge to protect persons on watch from wind, flying spray, etc.
  7. a large slice, lump, or portion of food, esp. of bread.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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