Dud in Scrabble Dictionary

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Is dud a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word dud is a Scrabble US word. The word dud is worth 5 points in Scrabble:

D2U1D2

Is dud a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word dud is a Scrabble UK word and has 5 points:

D2U1D2

Is dud a Words With Friends word?

Yes. The word dud is a Words With Friends word. The word dud is worth 6 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

D2U2D2

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3 letters words from 'dud'

DUD 5 

All 3 letters words made out of dud

dud udd ddu ddu udd dud

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Definitions and meaning of dud

dud

Etymology

From Middle English dudde (cloak, mantle, kind of cloth; ragged clothing or cloth), from Old English *dudda (attested only as personal name Dudda, modern English Dudley), akin to Old Norse dúði (swaddling clothes), Low German dudel.

Pronunciation

  • enPR: dŭd, IPA(key): /dʌd/
  • Rhymes: -ʌd

Noun

dud (plural duds)

  1. (informal) A device or machine that is useless because it does not work properly or has failed to work, such as a bomb, or explosive projectile.
  2. (informal) A failure of any kind.
    • 2014, A teacher, "Choosing a primary school: a teacher's guide for parents", The Guardian, 23 September 2014:
      At the end of the day, the vast majority of primary schools are vibrant, friendly places and you may struggle to choose one because they all seem so great. Primary schools tend to have the feelgood factor. If you just aren't feeling it, this one's probably a dud.
    1. (informal) A loser; an unlucky person.
    2. A lottery ticket that does not give a payout.
  3. (obsolete, informal) Clothes, now always used in plural form duds.

Synonyms

  • (losing lottery ticket): blank

Translations

References

See also

  • wet firecracker

Anagrams

  • DDU, UDD

Czech

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /dut/
  • Rhymes: -ut

Noun

dud

  1. genitive plural of dudy

Maltese

Etymology

From Arabic دُود(dūd).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /duːt/

Noun

dud m (collective, singulative dudu or duda, paucal dudiet)

  1. collective of dudu or duda: several worms; worms as a species

Polish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /dut/

Noun

dud

  1. genitive plural of dudy

Romanian

Etymology

Borrowed from Ottoman Turkish طوت(tut, dut), from Persian توت(tut).

Noun

dud m (plural duzi)

  1. mulberry (tree)

Derived terms

  • dudă

Serbo-Croatian

Etymology

Borrowed from Ottoman Turkish طوت(tut, dut), from Persian توت(tut).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /dûd/

Noun

dȕd m (Cyrillic spelling ду̏д)

  1. mulberry (fruit)

Declension

Synonyms

  • mȗrva

Welsh

Noun

dud

  1. Soft mutation of tud.

Mutation


Source: wiktionary.org
  • a bomb that fails to explode.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)