Dude - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |duːd|  American pronunciation of the word dude
Brit.  |djuːd|  British pronunciation of the word dude


- an informal form of address for a man (syn: buster, fellow)
- a man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance (syn: beau, clotheshorse, dandy, fop, gallant, sheik, swell)


...a dude given to sporting expensive suits and flashy jewelry...

...OK, dude, whatever you say....

...a wily dude who managed to get himself out of one jackpot after another...

Yo, dude! How is it going?

...that dude had a jones for heroin like you wouldn't believe...

Word forms

singular: dude
plural: dudes
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