Definition of 'dud'

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Example sentences containing 'dud'

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For the full list of dud funds go to thetimes. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The older ones with their dud advice and the younger ones with their idiotic anxieties. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The duds keeping one job ahead of their last disaster would be found out and punished. Times, Sunday Times (2009)But two of the most widely touted solutions have proved to be duds. Times, Sunday Times (2010)There were a lot of dud shells and that saved us. The Sun (2006)Has it been a golden year or yet another dud? Times, Sunday Times (2010)There are a few duds but many gems. Times, Sunday Times (2014)But how many duds must they endure along the way? The Sun (2007)But don't end up with a dud one on the big day. The Sun (2013)If this proves a dud it's time to move on. The Sun (2011)Now they are so terrified of picking another dud they want to put the next one on a three-year trial. The Sun (2015)It is not just a miracle of acting and observation, but there is not one dud sketch in the show. Times, Sunday Times (2016)In return for richly rewarding our finest teachers, tens of thousands of proven duds would also be given the boot. The Sun (2012)Everything points to it not having been ticking down as he worked, but instead that it was merely another dud. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He says anyone with money in a dud fund should at least take a look and see if they ought to switch investments into something else. Times, Sunday Times (2013)But the issue is much bigger than just one dud Vice Chancellor. The Sun (2015)These are the result of dud loans passed on by the previous, reckless, managers. The Sun (2009)ANOTHER horror remake, another dud. The Sun (2009)

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Used Occasionally. dud is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary

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Translations for 'dud'

British English: dud ADJECTIVE
Dud means not working properly or not successful.
He replaced a dud valve.
  • American English: dud
  • Brazilian Portuguese: falso
  • Chinese: 无用的
  • European Spanish: en mal estado
  • French: nase
  • German: kaputt
  • Italian: guasto
  • Japanese: だめな
  • Korean: 망가진
  • European Portuguese: falso
  • Latin American Spanish: en mal estado


Definition of dud from the Collins English Dictionary
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