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dude definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: an informal form of address for a man; "Say, fellow, what are you doing?"; "Hey buster, what's up?" [syn: fellow, dude, buster]
2: a man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance [syn: dandy, dude, fop, gallant, sheik, beau, swell, fashion plate, clotheshorse]

Merriam Webster's

I. noun Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1883 1. a man extremely fastidious in dress and manner ; dandy 2. a city dweller unfamiliar with life on the range; especially an Easterner in the West 3. fellow, guy sometimes used informally as a term of address <hey, dude, what's up> dudish adjective dudishly adverb II. transitive verb (duded; duding) Date: 1899 dress up usually used with up

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. US sl. 1 a fastidious aesthetic person, usu. male; a dandy. 2 a holiday-maker on a ranch in the western US, esp. when unused to ranch life. 3 a fellow; a guy. Phrases and idioms: dude ranch a cattle ranch converted to a holiday centre for tourists etc. Derivatives: dudish adj. Etymology: 19th c.: prob. f. G dial. dude fool

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Dude Dude, n. A kind of dandy; especially, one characterized by an ultrafashionable style of dress and other affectations. [Recent] The social dude who affects English dress and English drawl. --The American.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(dudes) A dude is a man. (AM INFORMAL) My doctor is a real cool dude. N-COUNT

Moby Thesaurus

Beau Brummel, beau, blade, blood, boulevardier, buck, chap, clotheshorse, coxcomb, dandy, exquisite, fashion plate, fellow, fine gentleman, fop, fribble, gallant, guy, jack-a-dandy, jackanapes, lady-killer, lounge lizard, macaroni, man, man-about-town, masher, popinjay, puppy, spark, sport, swell



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