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dud

noun [C] uk   /dʌd/ informal us  
something that has no value or that does not work: Are there any more batteries? This one's a dud. He's made eleven movies in the last 20 years and not one has been a dud.

dud

adjective uk   /dʌd/ informal us  
not working or not having any value: A customer had tried to pay with a dud cheque (= one for which a bank will not give money).
Translations of “dud”
in Spanish trasto…
in French rebut…
in German der Blindgänger…
in Chinese (Traditional) 沒用的東西,廢物…
in Russian непригодная вещь…
in Turkish işe yaramaz şey, bozuk, düzgün çalışmayan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 没用的东西,废品…
in Polish niewypał, bubel…
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