To duck is defined as to lower the head or body quickly as if to avoid a blow.
(Photog.) To lighten an area on (a print) to achieve a shading effect by blocking light in selected areas during an exposure, as in enlargement
To be on, or move along, the edge or border
To avoid or escape from by quickness, cunning, etc.; evade
To avoid, deflect, or ward off (an attack, a blow, an argument, etc.).
To avoid or escape from by deceit or cleverness; elude
To refuse to commit oneself or give a direct answer; hedge
To refrain from using, engaging in, or partaking of:
To avoid a serious or unwanted outcome:
Find another word for sidestepping. In this page you can discover 13 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for sidestepping, like: ducking, dodging, skirting, eluding, parrying, circumventing, evading, fudging, hedging, avoiding and escaping.