dum dum

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Named after the Dum Dum arsenal in Calcutta, India.

NounEdit

dum dum

  1. (informal, firearms) A soft point or hollow point bullet, designed to expand when it hits its target and therefore cause more serious damage.

Alternative formsEdit

  • dum-dum
Last modified on 19 June 2013, at 22:48