duck

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Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
duck

Plural
ducks

A duck
  1. A duck is a bird that swims and says "quack!". It has a flat bill and webbed feet.
    We saw three ducks in the park lake.
    Sound of ducks:
  2. (uncountable) Duck refers to the meat that comes from a duck.
    We just had duck for lunch.


Verb[change]

Plain form
duck

Third-person singular
ducks

Past tense
ducked

Past participle
ducked

Present participle
ducking

  1. (intransitive) If you duck, you lower your head so that you do not get hit by something.
    Remember to duck when the boat goes under the bridge.
  2. (transitive) When you duck a task, you avoid doing it.