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dude

 (do͞od, dyo͞od)
n.
1. Informal An Easterner or city person who vacations on a ranch in the West.
2. Informal A man who is very fancy or sharp in dress and demeanor.
3. Slang
a. A man; a fellow.
b. A person of either sex.
tr.v. dud·ed, dud·ing, dudes Slang
To dress elaborately or flamboyantly: got all duded up for the show.
interj. Slang
Used to express approval, satisfaction, or congratulations.

[Respelling of late 19th-century American slang dood, fop, dandy, probably from shortening of Yankee Doodle, a bumpkin who sticks a feather in his cap in imitation of fashionable macaronies in the American popular song "Yankee Doodle" : Yankee + doodle, fool; see doodlebug.]

dude

(duːd; djuːd)
n
1. Western US and Canadian a city dweller, esp one holidaying on a ranch
2. chiefly US and Canadian a dandy
3. US and Canadian a person: often used to any male in direct address
[C19: of unknown origin]
ˈdudish adj
ˈdudishly adv

dude

(dud, dyud)

n.
1. a man excessively concerned with his clothes, grooming, and manners.
2. Slang. a fellow.
3. a person reared in a large city.
4. Western U.S. an urban Easterner who vacations on a ranch.
[1875–80]
dud′ish, adj.
dud′ish•ly, adv.

dude

, dude ranch - A dude is a city-dweller, especially one vacationing on a ranch—hence, dude ranch.
See also related terms for ranch.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dude - an informal form of address for a man; "Say, fellow, what are you doing?"; "Hey buster, what's up?"
adult male, man - an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman); "there were two women and six men on the bus"
2.dude - a man who is much concerned with his dress and appearancedude - a man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance
coxcomb, cockscomb - a conceited dandy who is overly impressed by his own accomplishments
macaroni - a British dandy in the 18th century who affected Continental mannerisms; "Yankee Doodle stuck a feather in his cap and called it macaroni"
adult male, man - an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman); "there were two women and six men on the bus"
Translations
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dude

[djuːd] (US)
A. N (= guy) → tío m, tipo m; (= dandy) → petimetre m
B. CPD dude ranch Nrancho m para turistas
DUDE RANCH
Se llama dude ranch a un rancho del oeste de Estados Unidos que se abre a los turistas para ofrecerles el sabor de la vida del oeste al aire libre. Puede ser un rancho que funciona como tal en la realidad o uno que recrea la atmósfera tradicional de los vaqueros. Los turistas pueden montar a caballo, ayudar en las tareas del rancho o probar la comida hecha en el carromato (chuck-wagon) alrededor de la hoguera. Dude es una palabra que pertenece al argot americano, usada para referirse a una persona de ciudad muy bien vestida o a alguien del este.

dude

[ˈdjuːd ˈduːd] (US) n (= man) → mec m

dude

n (US)
(inf: = man) → Kerl m (inf); yo dude! (sl: = hi) → hi Alter! (inf), → hey Dicker! (inf)
(dated: = dandy) → Dandy m
(dated: = city type) → Städter m, → feiner Stadtpinkel (pej inf)
References in classic literature ?
Afterward, Bert was of the opinion that he looked like a swell dancing master, while Billy called him "the dude."
The minute supper was over, Otto took me into the kitchen to whisper to me about a pony down in the barn that had been bought for me at a sale; he had been riding him to find out whether he had any bad tricks, but he was a `perfect gentleman,' and his name was Dude. Fuchs told me everything I wanted to know: how he had lost his ear in a Wyoming blizzard when he was a stage-driver, and how to throw a lasso.
He's the bank-clerk and a dude. He gives his cuffs a flick, and starts in to make things jolly all round by telling a story about a man he knows named Wotherspoon.
"The amphitheatre was packed, from the bull-ring to the highest row - twelve thousand people in one circling mass, one slanting, solid mass - royalties, nobles, clergy, ladies, gentlemen, state officials, generals, admirals, soldiers, sailors, lawyers, thieves, merchants, brokers, cooks, housemaids, scullery-maids, doubtful women, dudes, gamblers, beggars, loafers, tramps, American ladies, gentlemen, preachers, English ladies, gentlemen, preachers, German ditto, French ditto, and so on and so on, all the world represented: Spaniards to admire and praise, foreigners to enjoy and go home and find fault - there they were, one solid, sloping, circling sweep of rippling and flashing color under the downpour of the summer sun - just a garden, a gaudy, gorgeous flower-garden!
The remnant of it was restricted to the dudes and dudesses.
It is the town of showy hotels, patronised chiefly by dudes and ballet girls.
William Blair & Company served as financial advisor to Dude Solutions and Warburg Pincus.
Dude Solutions is a market provider of cloud-based operations management software that automates mission-critical enterprise asset management workflows such as work order, inventory, energy, capital planning, facility scheduling, and community development.
Yeah, and you know what, dude? They're old; they're pissed; they see you young and jumping around and they don't want to deal with that.
Since then, the founders of Dude Wipes have been all over the place and most recently they appeared on the ABC television show Shark Tank where they secured funding and a new investor in Mark Cuban, a well known investor and entrepreneur.
"And although totally in the Shipping Dude's way in the cooler, the barrels really tied the room together."
"We did shorten Monbeg Dude to 10-1 before pushing him out to 12-1 to be competitive, but there's no doubt he's the horse with the market momentum," said Hill's Jon Ivan-Duke.