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    dud

    dud - Dictionary definition and meaning for word dud

    Definition
    (noun) someone who is unsuccessful
    Synonyms : flop , washout
    Definition
    (noun) an explosion that fails to occur
    Synonyms : misfire
    Definition
    (noun) an event that fails badly or is totally ineffectual
    Synonyms : bomb , turkey
    Example Sentence
    • the first experiment was a real turkey
    • the meeting was a dud as far as new business was concerned
    Definition
    (adj) failing to detonate; especially not charged with an active explosive
    Example Sentence
    • he stepped on a dud mine
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DUDE is a cool,successful person....but DUD is unsuccessful person....

Dud(similar to dead) & a dead person doesn't works at all.. so dud means ineffective or non working.

trying to place something on the top shelf... but FAILED by falling and making DUDDDDDD sound

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