Dodge and shirk


Dictionary of Australian slang . 2013.

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  • dodge and shirk — Australian Slang work …   English dialects glossary

  • dodge — vb Dodge, parry, sidestep, duck, shirk, fence, malinger are comparable when meaning to avoid or evade by some maneuver or shift. Dodge implies quickness of movement or a sudden evasive shift of position (as in avoiding a blow or pursuit) {they… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Dodge, Oklahoma —   CDP   Location of Dodge, Oklahoma Coordinates …   Wikipedia

  • shirk — /sherrk/, v.t. 1. to evade (work, duty, responsibility, etc.). v.i. 2. to evade work, duty, etc. n. 3. a shirker. [1625 35; obscurely akin to SHARK2] Syn. 1. shun, avoid, dodge. * * * In Islam, idolatry and polytheism, both of which are regarded… …   Universalium

  • dodge — Synonyms and related words: about the bush, action, ad hoc measure, answer, around the bush, art, artful dodge, artifice, avoid, avoidance, avoiding reaction, back and fill, bag of tricks, ballot box stuffing, be stuck up, beat about, beat around …   Moby Thesaurus

  • shirk — Synonyms and related words: abandon, avoid, bilk, burke, bypass, creep, cut, dodge, dog it, double, duck, duck duty, eschew, evade, fence, get around, get out of, goldbrick, goof off, gumshoe, jump, leave, leave loose ends, leave undone, let… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • First Dragoon Expedition — The First Dragoon Expedition of 1834 (also called the Dodge Leavenworth Expedition) was the first official contact between the American government and the Plains Indians.The United States Dragoon Regiment left Fort Gibson, Indian territory,on… …   Wikipedia

  • List of unincorporated communities in Oklahoma — This innovative grain elevator was built circa 1920 near the small community of Ingersoll. Unincorporated communities in Oklahoma do not have a formally organized municipal government. Rather, residents rely on the county government for services …   Wikipedia

  • evade — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. avoid, elude; dodge, shun; baffle, foil, parry; escape, slip away; ignore, violate, neglect; equivocate. See avoidance. II (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To use trickery to avoid an issue] Syn. equivocate,… …   English dictionary for students

  • avoidance — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Refraining from Nouns 1. (act of avoiding) avoidance, evasion, default, circumvention, elusion, dodge, sidestep; abstinence, forbearance, refraining (See asceticism); departure; escape, flight; truancy,… …   English dictionary for students

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