1. small wild or domesticated web-footed broad-billed swimming bird usually having a depressed body and short legs
Definition categories: animal
2. (cricket) a score of nothing by a batsman
3. flesh of a duck (domestic or wild)
4. a heavy cotton fabric of plain weave; used for clothing and tents
Sentences with duck as a noun:
- A luncheonette in the shape of a coffee cup is particularly conspicuous, as is intended of an architectural duck or folly.
- And hold-fast is the only dog, my duck (William Shakespeare - The Life of King Henry the Fifth, Act 2, Scene 3).
- Ay up duck, ow'a'tha?
1. to move (the head or body) quickly downwards or away
- Before he could duck, another stone struck him
2. submerge or plunge suddenly
3. dip into a liquid
4. avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues)