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Noun
An ineffectual or failed thing, person or endeavor
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“If the movie was a dud, people would want to distance themselves from everyone involved, lest they be tainted by loserishness.”
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A person who is considered a failure or nonachiever
“Still, it's not as if he has been a complete dud when it comes to raising money.”
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A fake or counterfeit copy of something
“The Panama tax haven papers appear to be mostly a dud.”
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Needless alarm or worry
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Momentary success
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Something that causes sadness
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Adjective
Faulty or not meeting acceptable standards or use
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“I have, apparently, just purchased a dud piece of equipment, and they do not provide refunds.”
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Counterfeit, fake or not authentic
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“When he was seventeen, Homer managed to purchase some very good beer with a dud ID.”
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Inferior in quality
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Adjective
Having faults or errors
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Lacking the power or ability to act effectively
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(of a battery) Having exhausted its charge
Verb
To dress in distinctive clothes
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