Definition of dum-dum in English:

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A stupid person: the dum-dum at the back of the class
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  • 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!


1970s (originally US): reduplication of dumb.

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