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Noun: duds  dúdz
Usage: informal
  1. A covering designed to be worn on a person's body
    - clothing, article of clothing, vesture, wear, wearable, habiliment [archaic], togs [informal], threads [informal]
Noun: dud  dúd
  1. Someone who is unsuccessful
    - flop [informal], washout, clunker [N. Amer, informal]
  2. An explosion that fails to occur
    - misfire
  3. An event that fails badly or is totally ineffectual
    "the meeting was a dud as far as new business was concerned";
    - turkey [informal], bomb, flop [informal], clunker [N. Amer, informal]

Type of: breakdown, bust [informal], clinker [N. Amer, informal], consumer goods, covering, epic fail [informal], equipment failure, failure, fizzle, flop [informal], loser, no-hoper [informal], nonstarter, unsuccessful person

Encyclopedia: Duds