How to Pronounce dud?

Correct pronunciation for the word "dud" is [dˈʌd], [dˈʌd], [d_ˈʌ_d].

What are the misspellings for dud?

"Dud" in context

Dud is a term often used to describe a person, thing, or situation that is not satisfactory or has proven to be a total failure. It is believed that the term 'dud' originated in the 17th century and refers to objects such as fireworks or ammunition that were defective and did not work properly.

Today, the term 'dud' is widely used to refer to people and things that have failed; it may be used to describe a person who performed a task badly or an item of clothing that was not a good fit.

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Usage over time for dud:

This graph shows how "dud" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.


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