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Dood vs. Dude

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Doodnoun

A riding camel or dromedary.

Dudenoun

A man, generally a younger man.

‘So we were at the mall and these two dudes just walk up to us and say "hi".’;

Dudenoun

A term of address for someone, typically a man, particularly when cautioning him or offering him advice.

‘Dude, I'd be careful around the principal; he's having a bad day.’; ‘Watch it, dude; you almost knocked me over.’;

Dudenoun

An inexperienced cowboy.

Dudenoun

(slang) A tourist.

Dudenoun

(archaic) A man who is very concerned about his dress and appearance; a dandy, a fop.

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Dudeinterjection

(slang) A term of address, usually for a man, conveying awe, excitement, surprise, etc.

‘Dude! You finally called!’;

Dudeverb

To address someone as dude.

Dudeverb

To take a vacation in a dude ranch.

Dudeverb

(US) Usually followed by up: to dress up, to wear smart or special clothes.

Dudenoun

A kind of dandy; especially, one characterized by an ultrafashionable style of dress and other affectations.

‘The social dude who affects English dress and English drawl.’;

Dudenoun

a man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance

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Dudenoun

a man; a guy (often as a form of address)

‘if some dude smacked me, I'd smack him back’; ‘hey dude, what's up?’;

Dudenoun

a stylish and confident person

‘cool dudes’;

Dudenoun

a city-dweller, especially one holidaying on a ranch in the western US.

Dudeverb

dress up elaborately

‘my brother was all duded up in silver and burgundy’;

Dude

Dude is English slang (originally American English) for an individual, typically male. From the 1870s to the 1960s, dude primarily meant a person who dressed in an extremely fashionable manner (a dandy) or a conspicuous citified person who was visiting a rural location, a .

‘city slicker’;

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