Definition of dum-dum in English:

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dum-dum

Pronunciation: /ˈdəmˌdəm/

noun

informal
A stupid person.
Example sentences
  • Because we are free, people can choose to be dum-dums.
  • Of course I care for her dum-dum, she's my responsibility!
  • Take advantage of him while he's here you dum-dum!

Origin

1970s: reduplication of dumb.

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Syllabification: dum-dum

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