from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. One that dodges or evades: a skilled dodger of reporters' questions.
- n. A shifty, dishonest person; a trickster.
- n. A small printed handbill.
- n. Chiefly Southern Atlantic U.S. See corndodger.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. One who dodges.
- n. A small windscreen and cover device, to protect personnel from driving rain or weather.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who dodges or evades; one who plays fast and loose, or uses tricky devices.
- n. A small handbill.
- n. See Corndodger.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who dodges or evades; one who practises artful shifts or dodges.
- n. A small handbill distributed in the streets or other public places.
- n. Same as corn-dodger.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. small oval cake of corn bread baked or fried (chiefly southern)
- n. a shifty deceptive person
This coward chickenhawk draft dodger is bad news for any campaign.
I think the term "dodger" is especially egregious when applied to people like Corey who actually served in Iraq, and chose not to go back.
No mention of that being a "dodger" in those Selective Service Status interpretations.
I object to the newspaper's use of the words "dodger" and "deserter", which is why I offer the two other links as well.
The next thing to do is to send to some reliable jobber for a bill of staple household sellers, with which you can mix hundreds of articles from your own stock; then send out a little circular ( "dodger") to the over-anxious inhabitants, telling them of
Presently, who should I see creeping round the corner of a neighbouring sandhill but my friend the "dodger"!
This was rather ominous, and I spent some of my time trying to evade this "dodger," imagining that he was necessarily one of the guard attempting my capture.
Standing by a table, formed of a wide board resting on the heads of the barrels, I cut and handed to each a slice of meat and a "dodger" of the bread, and from Jenny's kettle also dipped out for each a cup of the coffee.
He played as a "dodger," crafty players who flitted in unpredictable dashes running fast to elude tacklers, and when caught, writhed about to set themselves free.
a good many turns together, and Harold had, with the captain's permission, taken her up on the bridge and showed her how to look out over the 'dodger' without the wind hurting her eyes.