Synonyms of ducking


1. ducking, duck hunting, hunt, hunting

usage: hunting ducks

2. submersion, immersion, ducking, dousing, wetting

usage: the act of wetting something by submerging it


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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