Definition of Dud

1. Noun. Someone who is unsuccessful.

Exact synonyms: Flop, Washout
Language type: Colloquialism
Generic synonyms: Failure, Loser, Nonstarter, Unsuccessful Person



2. Adjective. Failing to detonate; especially not charged with an active explosive. "He stepped on a dud mine"
Similar to: Unloaded

3. Noun. An explosion that fails to occur.
Exact synonyms: Misfire
Generic synonyms: Breakdown, Equipment Failure
Derivative terms: Misfire

4. Noun. An event that fails badly or is totally ineffectual. "The meeting was a dud as far as new business was concerned"
Exact synonyms: Bomb, Turkey
Generic synonyms: Bust, Fizzle, Flop
Derivative terms: Bomb

Definition of Dud

1. Noun. A broken or nonfunctional device that does not perform its intended function, such as a bomb, or explosive projectile. ¹

2. Noun. A lottery ticket that does not give a payout. ¹

3. Noun. (obsolete) Clothes, now always used in plural form duds. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Dud

1. a bomb that fails to explode [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dud

ductus prostatici
ductus reuniens
ductus semicirculares
ductus sublinguales minores
ductus sublingualis major
ductus submandibularis
ductus submaxillaris
ductus sudoriferus
ductus thoracicus
ductus thoracicus dexter
ductus thyroglossus
ductus utriculosaccularis
ductus venosus
ductwork
ductworks
dud (current term)
dudder
dudderies
dudders
duddery
duddie
duddier
duddiest
duddy
dude
dude ranch
dude rancher
dude ranches
dude up
duded

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