Definition of Dodger

1. Noun. A shifty deceptive person.

Exact synonyms: Fox, Slyboots
Generic synonyms: Beguiler, Cheat, Cheater, Deceiver, Slicker, Trickster
Derivative terms: Dodge, Fox, Foxy



2. Noun. Small oval cake of corn bread baked or fried (chiefly southern).
Exact synonyms: Corn Dab, Corn Dodger
Generic synonyms: Cornbread

Definition of Dodger

1. n. One who dodges or evades; one who plays fast and loose, or uses tricky devices.

Definition of Dodger

1. Noun. A member of the LA Dodgers US professional baseball team. ¹

2. Noun. One who dodges. ¹

3. Noun. (nautical) A small windscreen and cover device, to protect personnel from driving rain or weather. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Dodger

1. one that dodges [n -S] - See also: dodges

Lexicographical Neighbors of Dodger

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dodecylmaltoside
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Literary usage of Dodger

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Chief Elizabethan Dramatists, Excluding Shakespeare by William Allan Neilson (1911)
"Dodger. No, my good lord. I saw him shipp'd, and a thousand eyes beside Were ... Dodger. None else, my lord. To crown his giddy brows with ample honours, ..."

2. Personal Recollections of the Drama: Or Theatrical Reminiscen- Ces by Henry Dickinson Stone (1873)
"FULLER, THE " ARTFUL Dodger"—His CHARACTERISTICS—His SUDDEN AND MYSTERIOUS ESCAPE TO NEW YORK — FORREST MAKES His LAST APPEARANCE AT THE PEARL STREET ..."

3. The Harvard Classics by Charles William Eliot (1910)
"Enter Dodger Now, Master Dodger, what's the news with you ? Dodger. ... Dodger. The Earl of Lincoln by me greets your lordship, And earnestly requests you, ..."

4. The Writings of Charles Dickens by Charles Dickens, Gilbert Ashville Pierce (1894)
"CHAPTER XLIII WHEREIN IS SHOWN HOW THE ARTFUL Dodger GOT INTO TROUBLE. "AND so it was you that was your own friend, was it?" asked Mr. Claypole, otherwise ..."

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