Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun One that dodges or evades.
  • noun A shifty, dishonest person; a trickster.
  • noun A small printed handbill.
  • noun Nautical A lightweight structure, as of canvas stretched over a frame, that partly screens a hatch or companionway from wind and spray.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who dodges or evades; one who practises artful shifts or dodges.
  • noun A small handbill distributed in the streets or other public places.
  • noun Same as corn-dodger.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who dodges or evades; one who plays fast and loose, or uses tricky devices.
  • noun United States A small handbill.
  • noun See Corndodger.
  • proper noun a member of the professional baseball team called the Dodgers. At one time the team was headquartered in Brooklyn, New York, when it was called the Borrooklyn Dodgers, but the franchise was transferred to Los Angeles.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun One who dodges.
  • noun nautical A small windscreen and cover device, to protect personnel from driving rain or weather.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun small oval cake of corn bread baked or fried (chiefly southern)
  • noun a shifty deceptive person

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

to dodge + -er.

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