Definitions English

  • To avoid (a blow, for example) by moving or shifting quickly aside.
  • To evade (an obligation, for example) by cunning, trickery, or deceit: kept dodging the reporter's questions.
  • To blunt or reduce the intensity of (a section of a photograph) by shading during the printing process.
  • To move aside or in a given direction by shifting or twisting suddenly: The child dodged through the crowd.
  • To practice trickery or cunning; prevaricate.
  • The act of dodging.
  • An ingenious expedient intended to evade or trick. See Synonyms at wile.