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British English: /dʌd/
American English: /dəd/

Translation of dud in German:


  • 1
    (useless thing) Niete Fem. [informal]
    (counterfeit) Fälschung Fem.
    (banknote) Blüte Fem. [informal]
    (failure) Reinfall Mask. [informal]
    (in cards) Lusche Fem. [informal]
    this battery/lightbulb/watch/ballpoint is a dud
    diese Batterie/Glühlampe/Uhr/dieser Kugelschreiber taugt nichts
    that cheque was a dud
    der Scheck war faul [informal]


  • 1
    mies [informal]
    (fake) gefälscht
    geplatzt (Scheck)
    a dud banknote
    eine Blüte [informal]
  • 2a dud bullet/shell/bomb
    ein Blindgänger
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