Definition of dodge the draft
- Many young men tried to dodge the draft by leaving the country.
: an act of evading by sudden bodily movement
: an artful device to evade, deceive, or trick
: to move to and fro or from place to place usually in an irregular course
: to make a sudden movement in a new direction (as to evade a blow)
: to evade a responsibility or duty especially by trickery or deceit
: the act of drawing or pulling in a net
: the act or an instance of drinking or inhaling
: used or adapted for drawing loads
: being or having been ready to be drawn from a receptacle : being or having been on draft
: to select for some purpose: such as
: to conscript for military service
: to select (a professional athlete) by draft
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