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dud

noun [C] uk   us   /dʌd/ informal
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   us   /dʌd/ informal
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 Vietnamese đồ bỏ…
in Spanish trasto…
in Thai สิ่งที่ใช้ไม่ได้…
in Malaysian tiruan…
in French rebut…
in German der Blindgänger…
in Chinese (Traditional) 沒用的東西,廢物…
in Indonesian tidak berfungsi…
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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