Duckshove

1. use unfair methods; to be unscrupulous in dealings;
2. (of a taxi driver) to solicit passengers along the roadside, rather than waiting in turn at a rank

Dictionary of Australian slang . 2013.

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  • duckshove — /ˈdʌkʃʌv/ (say dukshuv) verb (duckshoved, duckshoving) Colloquial –verb (i) 1. to use unfair methods; to be unscrupulous in dealings. 2. Obsolete (of a taxi driver) to solicit passengers along the roadside, rather than waiting in turn at a rank.… …   Australian English dictionary

  • duckshove — Australian Slang 1. use unfair methods; to be unscrupulous in dealings; 2. (of a taxi driver) to solicit passengers along the roadside, rather than waiting in turn at a rank …   English dialects glossary

  • duckshove — duckˈshove intransitive verb (Aust and NZ; informal) 1. To jump a queue (orig of taxi drivers) 2. To cheat 3. To steal 4. To avoid responsibilities • • • Main Entry: ↑duck …   Useful english dictionary

  • phernudge — /fəˈnʌdʒ/ (say fuh nuj) verb (i) (phernudged, phernudging) Marbles to play one s shot improperly by edging one s shooter over the line. Also, crib, duckshove, fnudge, fudge, lag. {variant of fudge3} …   Australian English dictionary


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