dodger

[ doj-er ]
/ ˈdɒdʒ ər /
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noun


Nearby words

  1. dodecylphenol,
  2. dodge,
  3. dodge ball,
  4. dodge city,
  5. dodgem,
  6. dodgers,
  7. dodgery,
  8. dodgson,
  9. dodgson, charles lutwidge,
  10. dodgy

Origin of dodger

First recorded in 1560–70; dodge + -er1

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British Dictionary definitions for dodgers

dodger

/ (ˈdɒdʒə) /

noun

a person who evades or shirks
a shifty dishonest person
a canvas shelter, mounted on a ship's bridge or over the companionway of a sailing yacht to protect the helmsman from bad weather
archaic, US and Australian a handbill
Australian informal food, esp bread
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Word Origin and History for dodgers
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