Simple Definition of dumdum
: a bullet that expands or explodes when it hits an object in order to cause greater damage
Full Definition of dumdum
: a bullet (as one with a hollow point) that expands more than usual upon hitting an object
Origin of dumdum
Dum Dum, arsenal near Calcutta, India
First Known Use: circa 1889
Rhymes with dumdum
alum, aplomb, bass drum, bay rum, beach plum, become, benumb, degum, dim sum, dum-dum, eardrum, far from, green thumb, hail from, ho-hum, how come, humdrum, income, in sum, outcome, pond scum, side drum, snare drum, sour gum, steel drum, subgum, succumb, sweet gum, therefrom, to come, Tom Thumb, tom-tom, wherefrom, yum-yum
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