dodge the draft

Definition of dodge the draft

  1. :  to avoid being drafted into the military Many young men tried to dodge the draft by leaving the country.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  an act of evading by sudden bodily movement

    :  an artful device to evade, deceive, or trick

    :  expedient

  1. :  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

  1. :  the act of drawing or pulling in a net

    :  haul

    :  the act or an instance of drinking or inhaling

  1. :  used or adapted for drawing loads

    :  being or having been ready to be drawn from a receptacle :  being or having been on draft

  1. :  to select for some purpose: such as

    :  to conscript for military service

    :  to select (a professional athlete) by draft

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a trip made at another's expense

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