duck duck  /ˈdək/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) small wild or domesticated web-footed broad-billed swimming bird usually having a depressed body and short legs
  2. (n) (cricket) a score of nothing by a batsman
  3. (n) flesh of a duck (domestic or wild)
  4. (n) a heavy cotton fabric of plain weave; used for clothing and tents
  5. (v) to move (the head or body) quickly downwards or away
  6. (v) submerge or plunge suddenly
  7. (v) dip into a liquid
  8. (v) avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues)

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Soldiers who like duck eggs had better restrain their appetites when they invade Europe or the Dutch East Indies.
  2. Wild duck always return to the scene of their birthso good Japanese believe.
  3. Nowhere in the world were there meatier, tastier ducks than those which the Emperor Tung Chi raised in the Imperial aviaries at Peking, China.

News

  1. Duck Dynasty Christmas album in the works

    Can't get enough of Duck Dynasty's Southern-fried home sense? More >> Can't get enough of Duck Dynasty's Southern-fried home sense? More >> A U.K. poster for The Heat has become the center of controversy for digitally slimming down star Melissa McCarthy.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: ABC 7 Gulfshore News

  2. Duck Duck Run benefits childhood cancer research

    ST. JOSEPH - The Duck Duck Run, a 5K race and walk, and the Duck Duck Float rubber duck race, benefiting childhood cancer research in the name of Alex Mandarino, will take place Saturdayat the Margare
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Herald-Palladium

  3. ‘Duck Dynasty’ Family To Release Christmas Album ‘Duck The Halls’

    The Duck Dynasty family has created an empire with its duck call and decoy company and a top-rated reality show, and now the Robertsons are trying to take on the music world as well with the release of a new album. The Robertson family, featured in the A&E reality show, announced that they will release [...] ‘Duck Dynasty’ Family To Release Christmas Album ‘Duck The Halls’ is a post from: The ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Inquisitr

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Quotes

  1. "Hillary Clinton is out there like she's out in a duck blind every Sunday, she is packing a six shooter - come on she knows better," Obama said in Steelton, Pennsylvania. "That's the politics being played by Hillary Clinton."
    on Apr 14, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: Times of India

  2. "You might be a lame duck," PETA President Ingrid Newkirk said in a letter to Bush, "but you still have the power to help lame turkeys."
    on Nov 26, 2008 By: Ingrid Newkirk Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "It's just honestly the leader is kind of a sitting duck," McMurray said. "It's cool because you can pass him."
    on Feb 7, 2009 By: Jamie McMurray Source: International Herald Tribune

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