Definition of Draft dodger

1. Noun. Someone who is drafted and illegally refuses to serve.

Exact synonyms: Draft Evader
Generic synonyms: Defector, Deserter



Definition of Draft dodger

1. Noun. A person who illicitly seeks to avoid compulsory military service (the draft). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Draft Dodger

draff
draffier
draffiest
draffish
draffs
draffy
draft
draft-quality
draft animal
draft animals
draft beer
draft board
draft card
draft cards
draft copy
draft dodger (current term)
draft dodgers
draft environmental impact statement
draft evader
draft horse
draft horses
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draftable
drafted
draftee
draftees
drafter
drafter's ruler
drafters
draftier

Literary usage of Draft dodger

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1. Bureaucracy of Repression: The Iraqi Government in Its Own Words by Joost R. Hiltermann (1994)
"A draft dodger or deserter who returns repentant or whose period of draft evasion amounts to one year or less, even if captured, shall be handed over to his ..."

2. The Web by Emerson Hough (1919)
"A very elusive draft dodger was Geo. F , who was chased from pillar to post, but not come up with. He was discovered to have an intrigue with a waitress, ..."

3. Classified Models of Speech Composition: Ninety-five Complete Speeches by James Milton O'Neill (1921)
"Not one breath of scandal touched this legislation; and so cheerfully was it accepted that to-day, the term "draft dodger" is an epithet of reproach in any ..."

4. Genocide in Iraq: The Anfal Campaign Against the Kurds by George Black (1993)
"... with an acquaintance whom we shall call Omar, a 22-year old draft dodger who had also fled from Jafan the previous year and resettled in Khidr Reihan. ..."

5. Leon Abbett's New Jersey: The Emergence of the Modern Governor by Richard A. Hogarty (2001)
"They depicted the Democratic candidate as a draft dodger. Emphasizing his loyalty to the Union and his military valor, Grubb made a strong pitch for the ..."

6. Leon Abbett's New Jersey: The Emergence of the Modern Governor by Richard A. Hogarty (2001)
"They depicted the Democratic candidate as a draft dodger. Emphasizing his loyalty to the Union and his military valor, Grubb made a strong pitch for the ..."

7. Investigation of Escape of Grover Cleveland Bergdoll from United States by United States, Congress, House (1921)
"If I had known he was going to be a draft dodger I would not have done it. Mrs. BERGDOLL. No, sir; I didn't bring him up to be a draft dodger. ..."

8. Dangerous Days by Mary Roberts Rinehart (2000)
"A girl with Anna Klein's eyes, a girl he had begun to fancy, suddenly said, "Draft-dodger!" There was a ripple of laughter around the compound. ..."

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