Synonyms of duck


1. duck, anseriform bird

usage: small wild or domesticated web-footed broad-billed swimming bird usually having a depressed body and short legs

2. duck, duck's egg, score

usage: (cricket) a score of nothing by a batsman

3. duck, poultry

usage: flesh of a duck (domestic or wild)

4. duck, fabric, cloth, material, textile

usage: a heavy cotton fabric of plain weave; used for clothing and tents


1. duck, move

usage: to move (the head or body) quickly downwards or away; "Before he could duck, another stone struck him"

2. duck, dive, plunge, plunk

usage: submerge or plunge suddenly

3. dip, douse, duck, dunk, dip, souse, plunge, douse

usage: dip into a liquid; "He dipped into the pool"

4. hedge, fudge, evade, put off, circumvent, parry, elude, skirt, dodge, duck, sidestep, avoid

usage: avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues); "He dodged the issue"; "she skirted the problem"; "They tend to evade their responsibilities"; "he evaded the questions skillfully"

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Definition and meaning of duck (Dictionary)