duds duds  /ˈdədz/


  • (n) informal terms for clothing



  1. One of the secondary possibilities of atomic war, says Chemist Jack De Ment, in The Military Engineer, is atomic duds.
  2. On the other side, Joe Biden rocks some Soul Caliber-attire while the Obamas don more stereotypical martial arts duds.
  3. One quick way to change your duds: invite friends over for a closet swap, to which everyone brings a few items they want to trade.


  1. Jay-Z’s outfit is a ‘deadbeat’

    Jay-Z is a rap mogul worth around $500 million — but his clothing brand Rocawear is in the red, a lawsuit claims. The apparel group allegedly owes $450,000 to wholesale company iSource NYC for urban-style duds made in Pakistan and shipped to New York last April through June, the Manhattan...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: New York Post

  2. Check out the University of Louisville’s new baseball uniforms

    From UniWatch comes this sneak peek at Louisville’s new baseball uniforms, which were clearly inspired by the Astros’ duds from the 1970s and 80s. They’re awful. They’re awesome. They’re … something.
    on June 9, 2013     Source: NBC Sports: HardballTalk

  3. Selena Gomez's 'Getaway' Style And Taylor Swift's CMT Awards Outfits Top Our Headlines Of The Week

    Selena Gomez in the 'Getaway' movie trailer.Photo: After Dark Films/Warner Bros. Pictures • The trailer for Selena Gomez's latest movie Getaway hit the internets this week, and she definitely schooled on us how to rock some tough-girl duds. • At the CMT Music Awards, Taylor Swift transitioned ensembles mid-show from a ethereal nude strapless red [...]
    on June 8, 2013     Source: MTV


  1. "A coach goes about his daily chores of coaching his team and that's the same anywhere you coach," Gillispie said. "I recruit spirit. I like guys that are fun to be around - I don't like duds. I want guys that want to be there. I want guys...
    on Oct 26, 2008 By: Billy Gillispie Source: Kentucky Sports Report

  2. "They go on killing and maiming, for days, weeks, years, even decades after the attacks because they leave behind huge numbers of so-called duds that act just like antipersonnel landmines," Williams said.
    on May 22, 2007 By: Jody Williams Source: Baku Today

  3. "Tonight my slider was working sometimes. I'd throw a few good sliders, then a few duds. That's not how it always works for me. If he doesn't walk those guys and gets three quick outs - maybe 80 pitches at the end of the seventh - heck man, I'm...
    on Sep 9, 2009 By: Doug Dascenzo Source: MadFriars.com (subscription)

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