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dud


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  dud 
  adj  :  failing  to  detonate;  especially  not  charged  with  an  active 
  explosive;  "he  stepped  on  a  dud  mine" 
  n  1:  (informal)  someone  who  is  unsuccessful  [syn:  {flop},  {washout}] 
  2:  an  explosion  fails  to  occur  [syn:  {misfire}] 
  3:  an  event  that  fails  badly  or  is  totally  ineffectual;  "the 
  first  experiment  was  a  real  turkey";  "the  meeting  was  a 
  dud  as  far  as  new  business  was  concerned"  [syn:  {turkey}, 
  {bomb}] 




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