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

Translation of dud in Spanish:


  • 2 (shell, bomb)
    (bomba o granada que no estalla)
  • 3
    also: duds plural
    (clothes) [slang]
    trapos (masculine plural) [colloquial]
    Example sentences
    • If travel isn't in your budget, maybe you'd like to sport some fancy new duds from Brown Sound Clothing.
    • Organize a clothes drive and donate duds to a local shelter.
    • Forget about dressing down; be one step ahead of your co-workers with these stylish duds that'll make you forget you're at work.


  • 1 (useless, valueless)
    sin fondos
    a dud battery
    una pila gastada or que no funciona
    Example sentences
    • If someone discovers that they've been ripped off with excessive fees and charges 4 or 5 years down the track or they're in a dud product with a poor rate of return, it's very hard to unwind that product.
    • Scottish consumers waste £12,000 in their lifetimes by signing up for dud products pushed on to them by banks and other financial institutions, according to a report.
    • Since then Richard, from Bredbury, has installed - and ripped out again - four faulty kitchen sets after the furniture company continued to send him units from a manufacturer's dud batch.
    Example sentences
    • Samantha was eventually arrested by the police in Barstow, Nevada trying to cash a dud cheque she had been given in a third-rate casino in Vegas in 1978.
    • Trading Standards officers have warned shoppers buying jewellery over the internet this Christmas that they could be at risk from online fraudsters passing off fakes and dud goods as the real thing.
    • Most of the fraud was done by banking dud cheques and drawing on the funds before the cheques had cleared.
  • 2 (Military)
    que no estalla
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