What is a DUD switch

Trick or swindle (someone)

‘they became increasingly aware of their rights and how much they were being dudded’
  • ‘Two shonky financial advisers have dudded more than a thousand people out of their life savings.’
  • ‘I drove home feeling that I had probably dudded myself out of $77.’
  • ‘As they became increasingly aware of their rights and how much they were being dudded, they started to join the union.’
  • ‘All bar the thickest voters know when they're being dudded.’
  • ‘I've been dudded on my overtime pay.’
  • ‘While customers might reckon they're being dudded by this approach they can always look on the bright side.’
  • ‘The state government has been attempting to muddy the waters by accusing the Commonwealth of dudding Victorians.’
  • ‘In their haste to dud the customer of $50, the "Dishonour Team" outdid themselves.’
  • ‘The Commission found he had been dudded of $1680 in travel allowance during his seven months as an apprentice plasterer.’
  • ‘The Federal Government has dudded regional Australia this year and is set to continue to do so for the next three years.’
  • ‘His union was required to pick up the pieces after workers had been dudded by a string of collapses.’
  • ‘If someone comes to you and says 'I want $10 to buy myself a meal', you give him the $10 and he goes off and buys a packet of cigarettes, you'd feel that you'd been dudded.’