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dud / dəd/ inf. • n. 1. a thing that fails to work properly or is otherwise unsatisfactory or worthless: a high-grade collection, not a dud in the lot | all three bombs were duds. ∎  an ineffectual person: a complete dud, incapable of even hitting the ball. 2. (duds) clothes: buy yourself some new duds. • adj. not working or meeting standards; faulty: a dud ignition switch. ∎  counterfeit: charged with issuing dud checks.

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dud 2 (dial.) delicate, soft, or contemptible person; worthless object XIX. perh. transf. use of prec.

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dud 1 †coarse cloak XIV; pl. (sl.) clothes; (dial.) rags, tatters XVI. of unkn. orig.

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dudblood, bud, crud, cud, dud, flood, Judd, mud, rudd, scud, spud, stud, sudd, thud •redbud • lifeblood •stick-in-the-mud

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