Definition of dudeen in English:


Line breaks: du¦deen
Pronunciation: /duːˈdiːn


Irish , • historical
  • A short clay tobacco pipe.
    More example sentences
    • They lit up their dudeens and talked about Greece.
    • A man in the background raises his hat to salute a huge bag of flour being carried past by a dudeen-smoking laborer.
    • He replaced his dudeen, and tightened his teeth and squeezed his lips on it.


mid 19th century: from Irish dúidín , diminutive of dúd 'pipe'.

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