Duck - Crossword Clue

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Duck.

5 letter answer(s) to duck

AVOID
  1. refrain from doing something; "She refrains from calling her therapist too often"; "He should avoid publishing his wife's memories"
  2. declare invalid; "The contract was annulled"; "void a plea"
  3. stay clear from; keep away from; keep out of the way of someone or something; "Her former friends now avoid her"
  4. refrain from certain foods or beverages; "I keep off drugs"; "During Ramadan, Muslims avoid tobacco during the day"
  5. prevent the occurrence of; prevent from happening; "Let's avoid a confrontation"; "head off a confrontation"; "avert a strike"
DODGE
  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. a quick evasive movement
  4. an elaborate or deceitful scheme contrived to deceive or evade; "his testimony was just a contrivance to throw us off the track"
  5. a statement that evades the question by cleverness or trickery
  6. 7. (Music, other) bell-ringing (intr) to make a bell change places with its neighbour when sounding in successive changes
  7. Avoid
  8. avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues); "He dodged the issue"; "she skirted the problem"; "They tend to evade their responsibilities"; "he evaded the questions skillfully"
ELUDE
  1. avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues); "He dodged the issue"; "she skirted the problem"; "They tend to evade their responsibilities"; "he evaded the questions skillfully"
  2. escape, either physically or mentally; "The thief eluded the police"; "This difficult idea seems to evade her"; "The event evades explanation"
  3. be incomprehensible to; escape understanding by; "What you are seeing in him eludes me"
  4. Escape notice by
EVADE
  1. avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues); "He dodged the issue"; "she skirted the problem"; "They tend to evade their responsibilities"; "he evaded the questions skillfully"
  2. use cunning or deceit to escape or avoid; "The con man always evades"
  3. escape, either physically or mentally; "The thief eluded the police"; "This difficult idea seems to evade her"; "The event evades explanation"
  4. practice evasion; "This man always hesitates and evades"
  5. Dodges

7 letter answer(s) to duck

MALLARD
  1. wild dabbling duck from which domestic ducks are descended; widely distributed

8 letter answer(s) to duck

SIDESTEP
  1. a step to one side (as in boxing or dancing)
  2. avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues); "He dodged the issue"; "she skirted the problem"; "They tend to evade their responsibilities"; "he evaded the questions skillfully"

Other crossword clues with similar answers to 'Duck'

"Gunsmoke" setting, infor
A ruse to avoid
American city, say, Sir Ken almost roused
Artfully dodge
Avoid
Avoid (capture)
Avoid answering
Avoid capture
Avoid commercial during day before festival
Avoid cunningly
Avoid date in Rome blocking advance?
Avoid dealing with
Avoid duel, moving east
Avoid having nasty pest on team
Avoid old magistrate after pocketing diamonds
Avoid opening of concert piece, giving piano runs a miss
Avoid reactionary English TV channel
Avoid Venetian magistrate imprisoning daughter
Avoid woman who was tempted to grab publicity
Avoid, as capture
Avoid; cunning trick
Bob and weave
Bypass
Cameron familiarly brought up European dodge
Caravan maker
Caravan, e.g.
Circumvent
City for Miss Kitty
Common duck
Cunningly avoid
DaimlerChrysler make
Dance around
Deposit initially increased tenfold? It's a trick
Device to avoid
Dodge
Dodge - duck
Dodge every vulgarity and double entendre, initially
Dodge some recalled in depressed avenue
Dodge's wings and favoured elevation
Dodge, as a question
Don’t go near an empty space
Don't catch an STI that's going around Love Island
Duck eaten by greedy duck
Duck fat on drake, perhaps, endless
Duck seen in English Channel going wrong way!
Duck type
Duck's bill almost flat on the outside
Duck, as a question
Duck, parrot and budgie, perhaps, back on team
Duke protected by magistrate in escape
Electric car avoids M20
Elude
Energy shown by man climbing to escape
Engine holding the world speed record for a steam locomotive, set at 123mph in 1938
English man raised in Dodge
English TV channel picked up dodge
Escape
Escape detection of
Escape from
Escape from, evade
Escape from; evade
Escape notice in the preceding period
Escape the clutches of
Escape the detection of
Escape, as arrest
Escape, as detection
Escape, avoid
Evade
Fail to pay, as taxes
Fan of water in shops on American road
Fend off
First Lady accepts Bill's fudge
Get around
Get away from
Get by
Get out of
Get out of a channel in reverse drive finally
Get past
Girl upon wings of drake, duck
Give a wide berth
Give the slip
Give the slip to
Go around
Go wide of
Italian leader adopting duke's scheme
Jump out of the way
Keen to eat duck? Duck it is then!
Keep away from
Keep away from contrary leading lady hosting ball
Keep one's distance from
Kind of duck
Loco dabbler?
Looking up debtor - a student - not quite lame duck
Lose successfully
Manage to avoid
Manage to avoid publicity - in woman’s clothing?
Manage to miss ex-PM turning back to wave
Mother with large, fat duck
Not answer directly
Not get caught by
Not touch
Notice boards still unfinished, duck
Old magistrate imprisons Duke for trick
Parry
Play hard to get
Pond denizen
Scheme with Italian bigwig fencing diamonds
Shake
Shake off
Shake, as a tail
Shirk
Shun
Shun opera-singer's comeback — there's nothing in it
Shy away from
Sidestep
Sidestep first woman clasping her mate? Not half
Skip round, eager to go outside
Skirt
Skirt of the First Lady that Bill puts on
Skirt promotion held by Adam's missus
Sneaky trick
Son that is returning gym skirt
Stay clear when hungry prima donna turns up
Steer clear of
Steer clear of a chasm?
Steer clear of commercial breaks almost always
Take evasive action
Throw off
Train Sam Allardyce to box
Try not to meet a very old identity
Try to lose
Type of duck
Upset, say, Sir Ken's endless scam
Work around
___ City, oater locale

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