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1. diving

noun. ['ˈdaɪvɪŋ'] an athletic competition that involves diving into water.

Synonyms

  • swim meet
  • swimming meet
  • diving event

Antonyms

  • stay
  • stand still
  • inclined
  • vertical

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Words that Rhyme with Diving 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

Example sentences of the word diving-duck


1. Noun Phrase
Mergansers are predatory diving ducks that catch crayfish, insects and fish with their serrated bills.

2. diving

noun. ['ˈdaɪvɪŋ'] a headlong plunge into water.

Synonyms

  • jackknife
  • half gainer
  • full gainer
  • gainer
  • belly flopper
  • flip
  • belly whop
  • belly flop
  • belly whopper
  • cliff diving
  • swallow dive
  • swimming
  • dive
  • swan dive

Antonyms

  • sink
  • switch on
  • disengage
  • switch off

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))
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