Synonyms

1. duck-billed_dinosaur

noun. any of numerous large bipedal ornithischian dinosaurs having a horny duck-like bill and webbed feet; may have been partly aquatic.

Synonyms

  • corythosaur
  • trachodon
  • ornithischian
  • hadrosaur
  • corythosaurus
  • ornithischian dinosaur
  • hadrosaurus
  • edmontosaurus
  • Hadrosauridae
  • family Hadrosauridae
  • anatotitan

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Words that Rhyme with Dabbling Duck

  • chuck-a-luck
  • unstuck
  • struck
  • kachuck
  • canuck
  • wnuk
  • truck
  • stucke
  • stuck
  • snuck
  • smuck
  • schmuck
  • pluck
  • mruk
  • kruk
  • kruck
  • kluck
  • gluck
  • fluck
  • druck
  • cluck
  • bruck
  • amuck
  • amok
  • zuk
  • zuck
  • yuk
  • yuck
  • wruck
  • tuck

2. duck-billed

adjective. having a beak resembling that of a duck.

Synonyms

  • beaked

3. duck

verb. ['ˈdʌk'] to move (the head or body) quickly downwards or away.

Antonyms

  • end

Etymology

  • doek (Dutch)
  • doec (Middle Dutch (ca. 1050-1350))
  • douken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • duce (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. duck

noun. ['ˈdʌk'] small wild or domesticated web-footed broad-billed swimming bird usually having a depressed body and short legs.

Synonyms

  • muscovy duck
  • duck down
  • shoveller
  • scaup
  • Anas rubripes
  • butterball
  • canvasback duck
  • teal
  • Anatidae
  • pin-tailed duck
  • summer duck
  • sea duck
  • whistler
  • Bucephela albeola
  • ruddy duck
  • wigeon
  • wild duck
  • family Anatidae
  • bufflehead
  • anseriform bird
  • mallard
  • diving duck
  • dabbling duck
  • broadbill
  • drake
  • Bucephela clangula
  • redhead
  • bluebill
  • wood duck
  • black duck
  • Aythya valisineria
  • dabbler
  • duckling
  • Anas penelope
  • sheldrake
  • pintail
  • Anas platyrhynchos
  • quack-quack
  • pochard
  • Cairina moschata
  • Anas acuta
  • musk duck
  • wood widgeon
  • Aix sponsa
  • Anas clypeata
  • Aix galericulata
  • scaup duck
  • widgeon
  • Oxyura jamaicensis
  • dipper
  • Aythya ferina
  • Aythya americana
  • goldeneye
  • canvasback
  • mandarin duck

Antonyms

  • dabbling duck
  • nonworker
  • thin person
  • achromatic

Etymology

  • doek (Dutch)
  • doec (Middle Dutch (ca. 1050-1350))
  • douken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • duce (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. duck

verb. ['ˈdʌk'] submerge or plunge suddenly.

Synonyms

  • plunge
  • dive

Antonyms

  • raise
  • deposit
  • natural object

Etymology

  • doek (Dutch)
  • doec (Middle Dutch (ca. 1050-1350))
  • douken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • duce (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. duck

verb. ['ˈdʌk'] avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues).

Synonyms

  • circumvent
  • elude
  • put off
  • skirt
  • dodge
  • avoid
  • hedge
  • beg
  • quibble
  • sidestep
  • fudge
  • evade

Antonyms

  • dry
  • ignite
  • ascend
  • rise

Etymology

  • doek (Dutch)
  • doec (Middle Dutch (ca. 1050-1350))
  • douken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • duce (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. duck

noun. ['ˈdʌk'] a heavy cotton fabric of plain weave; used for clothing and tents.

Synonyms

  • textile
  • fabric
  • material

Antonyms

  • lend oneself
  • attract
  • encourage
  • hearten

Etymology

  • doek (Dutch)
  • doec (Middle Dutch (ca. 1050-1350))
  • douken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • duce (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. duck

noun. ['ˈdʌk'] flesh of a duck (domestic or wild).

Synonyms

  • poultry

Antonyms

  • validate
  • consume

Etymology

  • doek (Dutch)
  • doec (Middle Dutch (ca. 1050-1350))
  • douken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • duce (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. duck

noun. ['ˈdʌk'] (cricket) a score of nothing by a batsman.

Synonyms

  • score

Antonyms

  • maximize
  • refrain

Etymology

  • doek (Dutch)
  • doec (Middle Dutch (ca. 1050-1350))
  • douken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • duce (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. duck

verb. ['ˈdʌk'] dip into a liquid.

Synonyms

  • plunge
  • dunk
  • dip
  • souse

Antonyms

  • conductor
  • incorporeal
  • unbodied
  • immateriality

Etymology

  • doek (Dutch)
  • doec (Middle Dutch (ca. 1050-1350))
  • douken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • duce (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

Example sentences of the word dabbling-duck


1. Noun Phrase
The dabbling ducks -- also known as puddle ducks -- get their name from their habit of “upending” when feeding.

2. Noun Phrase
Most of the dabbling ducks arrive in South Carolina during October; however, blue-winged teals visit briefly in September, while mallards and black ducks do not arrive until December.

3. Noun Phrase
Wood ducks are the state’s only perching duck species, as well as the state’s only year-round resident, but they are often grouped with the dabbling ducks because of their similar feeding behaviors.

4. Noun Phrase
Like those of all other diving ducks, the legs of bay ducks are situated at the back of the ducks’ bodies, rather than in the middle, as with dabbling ducks.

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