Translation of "duck" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /dʌk/ us /dʌk/

A2 a bird with short legs that lives in or near water, or the meat from this bird

verb uk /dʌk/ us /dʌk/

to move your body down quickly to avoid being hit or seen

Billy ducked behind a car when he saw his teacher.

Phrasal verb(s)

(Translation of “duck” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /dak/

to push briefly under water

hundir, sumergir
They splashed about, ducking each other in the pool.

to lower the head suddenly as if to avoid a blow

He ducked as the ball came at him.

(Translation of “duck” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)