Meaning of “dumdum bullet” in the English Dictionary

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"dumdum bullet" in British English

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dumdum bulletnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈdʌm.dʌm ˌbʊl.ɪt/ us /ˈdʌm.dʌm ˌbʊl.ɪt/ also dumdum

a bullet with a soft front that increases in size when it hits someone, causing serious injuries

(Definition of “dumdum bullet” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)