Definition of duck
Examples of duck in a Sentence
The ceiling was so low I had to duck.
The ceiling was so low I had to duck my head.
He ducked his head so they wouldn't see him.
We can't afford to duck the issue any longer.
They've been ducking each other for months.
She ducked into a store when it started to rain.
He ducked around a corner.
fight shy of, keep clear of, stay clear of, steer clear of;
DUCK Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of duck for English Language Learners
: to lower your head or body suddenly to avoid being seen or hit
: to lower (your head) suddenly
: to avoid (something, such as a punch) by lowering your head or body suddenly
DUCK Defined for Kids
Definition of duck for Students
- The swan ducked its head.
- You have to duck through the doorway.
- He ducked the punch.
medical Definition of duck
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