draft dodger

one who avoids or tries to avoid performing mandatory military service (Informal)

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • draft dodger — draft dodgers N COUNT (disapproval) A draft dodger is someone who avoids joining the armed forces when normally they would have to join. [mainly AM] …   English dictionary

  • draft-dodger — draftˈ dodger noun (US informal) A person who avoids conscription • • • Main Entry: ↑draft …   Useful english dictionary

  • draft dodger — draft .dodger n someone who illegally avoids joining the army, navy etc, even though they have been ordered to join …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • draft dodger — draft ,dodger noun count AMERICAN someone who avoids joining their country s military when they are officially ordered to …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • draft dodger — ☆ draft dodger n. a person who avoids or tries to avoid being drafted into the armed forces …   English World dictionary

  • Draft dodger — A draft dodger, draft evader or draft resister, is a person who avoids ( dodges ) or otherwise violates the conscription policies of the nation in which he or she is a citizen or resident, by leaving the country, going into hiding, attempting to… …   Wikipedia

  • draft dodger — noun someone who is drafted and illegally refuses to serve • Syn: ↑draft evader • Hypernyms: ↑deserter, ↑defector * * * ˈdraft dodger [draft dodger draft dodgers] …   Useful english dictionary

  • draft dodger — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms draft dodger : singular draft dodger plural draft dodgers mainly American someone who avoids joining their country s armed forces when they are officially ordered to …   English dictionary

  • draft dodger — /ˈdraft dɒdʒə/ (say drahft dojuh) noun Colloquial someone who evades or attempts to evade conscription into the armed forces …   Australian English dictionary

  • draft dodger — noun A person who illicitly seeks to avoid compulsory military service (the draft). Syn: draft evader …   Wiktionary

  • draft dodger — One who evades a draft for service in the armed forces of the country. See Selective Draft Law …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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