Also, duck and drake. a pastime in which flat stones or shells are thrown across water so as to skip over the surface several times before sinking.
play ducks and drakes with, to handle recklessly; squander:
He played ducks and drakes with his fortune.
Also, make ducks and drakes of.
noun (functioning as sing)
a game in which a flat stone is bounced across the surface of water
make ducks and drakes of, play ducks and drakes with, play at ducks and drakes with, to use recklessly; squander or waste
noun Something very easy; cinch, picnic, piece of cake [1970s+; fr the notion of shooting a sitting duck]
- Duck shove
verb 1. (Austral & NZ, informal) to evade responsibility
noun 1. something that is easy to do or accomplish: Fixing the car will be duck soup for anyone with the right tools. noun 1. (US, slang) something that is easy to do noun phrase Anything easily done; cinch, piece of cake: It would be duck soup for him to have led Willis into a […]
[duhk-teyl] /ˈdʌkˌteɪl/ noun 1. . noun A haircut tapered in back so that it resembles a duck’s tail; da, duck’s ass (1950s+ Teenagers)