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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An event that fails badly or is totally ineffectual; An explosion that fails to occur; Someone who is unsuccessful adj. - Failing to detonate.

Usage examples (37)
  • You've got a dud in your hands if the line distorts or wavers when the lens is rotated slightly.
  • The meeting was a dud as far as new business was concerned
  • He stepped on a dud mine
  • The latest dud from the Maple Leafs came Tuesday night with a 6-3 home loss to the Thrashers. for more
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