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Synonyms of dud in English:


  • 1 their new product is a dud
    failure, flop, letdown, disappointment, loss-maker
    informal washout, lemon, no-hoper, nonstarter, dead loss, clunker
    [Antonyms] success
  • adjective

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  • 1 a dud typewriter
    defective, faulty, unsound, inoperative, broken, malfunctioning
    informal bust, busted, kaput, conked out
    [Antonyms] sound
  • 2 a dud $50 bill
    counterfeit, fraudulent, forged, fake, faked, false, bogus;
    invalid, worthless
    informal phony
    [Antonyms] genuine
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