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KK Pronunciation

〔 dʌk 〕


〔 dʌk 〕

Overview of noun duck

The noun duck has 4 senses

  • duck -- (small wild or domesticated web-footed broad-billed swimming bird usually having a depressed body and short legs)

  • duck, duck's egg -- ((cricket) a score of nothing by a batsman)

  • duck -- (flesh of a duck (domestic or wild))

  • duck -- (a heavy cotton fabric of plain weave; used for clothing and tents)

Overview of verb duck

The verb duck has 4 senses

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

  • duck -- (submerge or plunge suddenly)

  • dip, douse, duck -- (dip into a liquid; "He dipped into the pool")

  • hedge, fudge, evade, put off, circumvent, parry, elude, skirt, dodge, duck, sidestep -- (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")