informal, chiefly North AmericanTranslate dude | into German | into Spanish
a man; a guy:if some dude smacked me, I’d smack him back a stylish, fastidious man:cool dudes
[a slang term that came into vogue in New York circa1883, in connection with the 'aesthetic' craze of the period]
a city-dweller, especially one vacationing on a ranch in the western US.
verb [no object] (dude up)
dress up elaborately: (as adjective duded)my brother was all duded up in silver and burgundy