'tude
noun Etymology: short for attitude Date: 1976 slang a cocky or arrogant attitude

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  • ‘tude — ‘tude (to͞od, tyo͞od) n. Slang An arrogant or hostile attitude or disposition.   [Short for attitude.] * * * …   Universalium

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  • TUDE — Hispaniae Tarraconens, urbs Episcopalis in Gallaecia, sub Archiepiscopo Compostellaho, vulgo Tuy. Ad Minium fluv. Vide Tyde …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • 'tude — (attitude) posture, policy; treatment, sentiment …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • Tude — la Tude La Tude à Chalais. Caractéristiques Longueur 43 km Bassin 318 km2 Bassin collecteur …   Wikipédia en Français

  • -tude — suffix forming abstract nouns (altitude; attitude; solitude). Etymology: from or after F tude f. L tudo tudinis * * * ˌtüd, .ˌtyüd noun suffix ( s) Etymology: Middle French or Latin; Middle French tude, from Latin tudin , tu …   Useful english dictionary

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