draft dodger


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draft dodger

n
(Military) US someone who evades compulsory military service
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.draft dodger - someone who is drafted and illegally refuses to serve
defector, deserter - a person who abandons their duty (as on a military post)
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draft dodger

[ˈdrɑːftˌdɒdʒəʳ] n (Am) (Mil) → renitente m alla leva

draft

(draːft) noun
1. a rough sketch or outline of something, especially written. a rough draft of my speech.
2. a group (of soldiers etc) taken from a larger group.
3. an order (to a bank etc) for the payment of money. a draft for $80.
4. (American) conscription. He emigrated to avoid the draft.
verb
1. to make in the form of a rough plan. Could you draft a report on this?
2. (American) to conscript into the army etc. He was drafted into the Navy.
dodge the draft
to evade military service.
draft dodger (noun)
a person who illegally avoids joining the army.
draft evasion noun
evasion of military service.
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Sadly, this is something the current occupant of the Oval Office does not seem to care to do -- and I will not be lectured about what our military needs by a five-deferment draft dodger.
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A snappy salute is given by a man who was really a draft dodger in the Vietnam War.
Please allow this World War II private first class to observe that we would then have our first commander-in-chief and former draft dodger.
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ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- Security camera footage showing seven police officers beating a draft dodger, who was also handcuffed, at a police station in ystanbul's Kay-ythane district was released by a Turkish daily on Wednesday in connection with a criminal complaint that was filed seven months ago.
John Wayne may not have been Sergeant Stryker, but he wasn't the draft dodger of his enemies' propaganda, either.
The media, especially Hollywood, has romanticized war, using actors like the late John Wayne who, on film, won the war against the Axis powers in Europe and in the Pacific, while in real life was a two-time draft dodger using his connections with rightwing Republicans to escape conscription.
Then the real world, beyond the idyllic image of Laurel Canyon, begins to make its way into Quinn's life: Caroline's brother is drafted into service in Vietnam, Quinn aids a draft dodger who knows his sister, and Quinn's parents teeter on the edge of divorce.
Agca's lawyers said earlier that the military authorities still considered him to be a draft dodger and required him to undergo the examination.
The Turk who tried to kill pope John Paul II in 1981, Mehmet Ali Agca, was released from prison Monday after almost three decades behind bars, but immediately faced authorities over his status as a draft dodger.