Dude Dude, n. A kind of dandy; especially, one characterized by an ultrafashionable style of dress and other affectations. [Recent] [1913 Webster]

The social dude who affects English dress and English drawl. --The American. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Dude — (spr. djūd oder dūd ), s. Dandy …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • dude — [ dud ] noun count AMERICAN VERY INFORMAL a man a. INFORMAL a man from a city in the eastern U.S. or Canada who goes on vacation to a western RANCH (=a place where you ride horses) b. used for talking in a friendly or threatening way to a man you …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • dude — dȕde ž mn <G mn dȗdā> DEFINICIJA reg. glazb. etnol. narodni puhaći instrument s mijehom, sličan gajdama od kojih se razlikuje po trocijevnoj prebiraljki ONOMASTIKA pr. (prema zanimanju): Dùdāš (360, Vukovar, I Slavonija) ETIMOLOGIJA njem.… …   Hrvatski jezični portal

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  • dude — ☆ dude [do͞od, dyo͞od ] n. [< ?] 1. a man too much concerned with his clothes and appearance; dandy; fop 2. [West Slang] a city fellow or tourist, esp. an Easterner who is vacationing on a ranch 3. Slang any man or boy vt. duded, duding Slang… …   English World dictionary

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