1. an elaborate or deceitful scheme contrived to deceive or evade
2. a quick evasive movement
3. a statement that evades the question by cleverness or trickery
1. make a sudden movement in a new direction so as to avoid
- The child dodged the teacher's blow
2. move to and fro or from place to place usually in an irregular course
- the pickpocket dodged through the crowd
3. avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues)
- He dodged the issue
Sentences with dodge as a verb:
- He dodged traffic crossing the street.
- The politician dodged the question with a meaningless reply.