Dud-dropper

one who sells cheap stuff as good stuff, implying that it's cheap because it fell off the back of a truck (stolen)

Dictionary of Australian slang . 2013.

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  • dud dropper — /ˈdʌd drɒpə/ (say dud dropuh) noun Obsolete Colloquial → shoddy dropper. –dud dropping, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • dud-dropper — Australian Slang one who sells cheap stuff as good stuff, implying that it s cheap because it fell off the back of a truck (stolen) …   English dialects glossary

  • shoddy dropper — /ˈʃɒdi drɒpə/ (say shodee dropuh) noun Obsolete Colloquial a travelling pedlar of cheap goods. Also, dud dropper. {shoddy + dropper} –shoddy dropping, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • kite dropper — n an issuer of worthless cheques. Kite has meant a dud cheque or other financial document for the past century. These terms, heard in all anglophone areas, usually refer to professional criminals who specialise in kiting …   Contemporary slang

  • kite man/dropper/flyer — n an issuer of worthless cheques. Kite has meant a dud cheque or other financial document for the past century. These terms, heard in all anglophone areas, usually refer to professional criminals who specialise in kiting …   Contemporary slang


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