ducking

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Verb[edit]

ducking

  1. present participle of duck

Noun[edit]

ducking (countable and uncountable, plural duckings)

  1. (uncountable) The action of the verb to duck.
  2. (countable) An instance of ducking (a person in water, etc).
    They gave him a ducking in the river as a punishment.

Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Chosen for the rhyme.

Adjective[edit]

ducking (not comparable)

  1. (slang, euphemistic) fucking (as intensifier)
    • 2015, "El Castor", Re: China sending fighter jets to Syria to assist Russia (on newsgroup soc.retirement)
      You are the ducking idiot here.