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English noun: dude

1. dude (person) an informal form of address for a man

SamplesSay, fellow, what are you doing?.
Hey buster, what's up?.

Synonymsbuster, fellow

Broader (hypernym)adult male, man

2. dude (person) a man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance

Synonymsbeau, clotheshorse, dandy, fashion plate, fop, gallant, sheik, swell

Broader (hypernym)adult male, man

Narrower (hyponym)cockscomb, coxcomb, macaroni

Instance hyponymBeau Brummell, Brummell, George Bryan Brummell

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