Definition of dodge noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//dɒdʒ//
; NAmE NAmE//dɑːdʒ//
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(informal) a clever and dishonest trick, played in order to avoid something a tax dodge When it comes to getting off work, he knows all the dodges. Word Originmid 16th cent. (in the senses ‘dither’ and ‘haggle’): of unknown origin.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: dodge