Origin of draft dodger
Words nearby draft dodger
How to use draft dodger in a sentence
But if that is the low bar for defining a war, then I hope the draft is reinstated.
Draft Day, his Ivan Reitman-directed film about the NFL draft, grossed just $28 million at the domestic box office.The Biggest Bombs of 2014: ‘Sex Tape,’ Mariah Carey’s Vocals, ‘How I Met Your Mother’ and More|Kevin Fallon|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
To some, this means being able to draft an email while booking a flight.
Cervecerías Barú resolved problems with their draft system that prohibited them from selling on tap for almost seven years.House of the Witch: The Renegade Craft Brewers of Panama|Jeff Campagna|November 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A notably large Irish contingent took part in the infamous draft riots because they did not want to compete for jobs with blacks.This Week's Riots Are Part of America's Long History of Racial Rage|Sharon Adarlo|November 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Instead of obeying, the officers and men held a mass meeting to draft their remonstrance to the Directory.Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison
Not a bit of it, replied the Dodger, stopping the subject of discourse as Mr. Chitling was about to reply.
Pop that shawl away in my castor, Dodger, so that I may know where to find it when I cut; thats the time of day!
In the original draft of the instructions was a curious paragraph which, on second thoughts, it was determined to omit.The History of England from the Accession of James II.|Thomas Babington Macaulay
The necktie had made a heavy draft on him, and twenty cents was all he could find in either pocket.The Cromptons|Mary J. Holmes
British Dictionary definitions for draft dodger
Cultural definitions for draft dodger
Someone who illegally evades the draft, as opposed to a conscientious objector, who is granted official, legal exemption from military duty. In active protest against United States involvement in the Vietnam War, many Americans publicly burned draft registration cards, risking imprisonment; others fled to other countries, such as Canada.