Definitions For Duck


  • Small wild or domesticated web-footed broad-billed swimming bird usually having a depressed body and short legs
  • A heavy cotton fabric of plain weave; used for clothing and tents
  • Flesh of a duck (domestic or wild)
  • (cricket) a score of nothing by a batsman
  • To lower your head or body suddenly to avoid being seen or hit
  • To lower (your head) suddenly
  • To avoid (something, such as a punch) by lowering your head or body suddenly


  • Avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues)
  • To move (the head or body) quickly downwards or away
  • Submerge or plunge suddenly
  • Dip into a liquid

Is Ducks a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Duck is worth 12 points in Scrabble and 14 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Duck in a Sentence

  • The ceiling was so low I had to duck.
  • The ceiling was so low I had to duck my head.
  • He ducked his head so they wouldn't see him.

Synonyms for Duck

Look up a Word

Search the dictionary for definitions, synonyms, antonyms, rhymes, and more!

Cite This Article

Pick a style below, and copy the text for your bibliography.

WORD SCRAMBLE. THE WORD FINDER located on the website