Meaning of dum-dum

dum-dum

Pronunciation: (dum'dum"), [key]
— Slang. Slang.
—n.
  1. a silly, stupid person.
—adj.
  1. typical of a dum-dum: another dum-dum idea.

dum•dum

Pronunciation: (dum'dum"), [key]
— n.
  1. a hollow-nosed or soft-nosed bullet that expands on impact, inflicting a severe wound. Also called

dum•dum

Pronunciation: (dum'dum"), [key]
— n., adj.
  1. dum-dum.
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