Dud

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Dud Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • an event that fails badly or is totally ineffectual; "the first experiment was a real turkey"; "the meeting was a dud as far as new business was concerned"
  • an explosion that fails to occur
  • someone who is unsuccessful
  • failing to detonate; especially not charged with an active explosive; "he stepped on a dud mine"

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • someone who is unsuccessful ,
  • an explosion that fails to occur ,
  • an event that fails badly or is totally ineffectual; "the first experiment was a real turkey"; "the meeting was a dud as far as new business was concerned"

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Dud'


  • Dud: A dud is an ammunition round or explosive that fails to fire or detonate, respectively, on time or on command. Poorly designed devices ...
  • Dud Bascomb: Wilbur Odell "Dud" Bascomb (May 16, 1916, Birmingham, Alabama – December 25, 1972, New York City ) was an American jazz trumpeter best ...
  • Dud Dudley: Dudd (Dud) Dudley (1600–1684) was an English metallurgist, who fought on the Royalist side in the English Civil War as a soldier, ...
  • Dud Lastrapes: known as Dud Lastrapes (born November 30, 1929), is a Lafayette businessman who from 1980 to 1992 was the first Republican since ...
  • Dud Lee: Ernest Holford "Dud" Lee (August 22, 1899 – January 7, 1971) was a backup infielder in Major League Baseball , playing mainly as a ...
  • Pete and Dud: Pete and Dud were characters played by the comedians and entertainers Peter Cook and Dudley Moore . The dialogue format originated in ...
  • Dud Beattie: Dud Beattie (born 27 April 1934 is an Australian former rugby league footballer of the 1950s and 60s. An Australian international and ...
  • Dud (disambiguation): A dud is an ammunition round or explosive that fails to fire or detonate, respectively. Dud or Dudd may also refer to: As a nickname or ...

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Dud Sample Sentences in News


  • 'Dud' Israeli shell kills 3 in Gaza
    Gaza City (Palestinian Territories) (AFP) - A dud Israeli shell from this summer's Gaza's war exploded Friday, killing three people and leaving two others wounded in the north of the Palestinian enclave, medics said. Read more on this news related to 'Dud'
  • 'Dud' Israeli shell kills 2 in Gaza
    GAZA CITY, Palestinian Territories - A dud Israeli shell from this summer's Gaza's war exploded Friday, killing two people and wounding three others in the north of the Palestinian enclave, an official said. The blast killed Ayman Abu Jebbeh and Abdullah Abu Asr, emergency services spokesman Ashraf al-Qudra said. The shell exploded in the Shejaiya neighbou Read more on this news related to 'Dud'
  • Dud Munition Found in Russia’s Rostov Region Bordering Ukraine
    A dud munition presumably belonging to Ukrainian military forces has been found in Russia’s Rostov region, 4.5 kilometers (2.8 miles) from the border with Ukraine, a representative of Federal Security Service’s border department told RIA Novosti. Read more on this news related to 'Dud'

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