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Synonyms for dude
dud, dyud

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fellow, dude, buster(noun)

    an informal form of address for a man

    "Say, fellow, what are you doing?"; "Hey buster, what's up?"

    familiar, boyfriend, feller, lad, fellow, bloke, swell, beau, baby buster, comrade, bronco buster, blighter, gent, young man, confrere, broncobuster, swain, sheik, cuss, fop, chap, fashion plate, gallant, clotheshorse, mate, colleague, associate, buster, companion, dandy, fella

  2. dandy, dude, fop, gallant, sheik, beau, swell, fashion plate, clotheshorse(noun)

    a man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance

    fop, boyfriend, tribal sheik, squire, swell, yawl, beau, tribal sheikh, young man, swain, sheik, crestless wave, fashion plate, gallant, clotheshorse, sheikh, fellow, buster, dandy


  1. dude(noun)

    masher, mate, chap, dandy, cove, fop, bloke, guy

  2. dude(noun)

    A man.

    cove, masher, dandy, guy, fop, chap, mate, bloke

  3. dude(noun)

    A term of address for a man.

    Relax, dude.

    chap, cove, bloke, dandy, guy, mate, fop, masher

  4. dude(noun)

    An inexperienced cowboy.

    guy, cove, dandy, mate, bloke, masher, chap, fop

  5. dude(noun)

    A tourist.

    bloke, cove, dandy, chap, masher, guy, fop, mate

  6. dude(noun)

    A dandy, a man who is very concerned about his dress and appearance.

    dandy, chap, fop, mate, guy, masher, bloke, cove

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. dude(n)

    dandy, fop, coxcomb, swell, popinjay, exquisite

    sloven, guy

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    guy, man, buddy, dandy, mate, bro, pal, old, dawg, mec, boyfriend, bloke, -dude, gus, boy, fella, cme, cara, brah, guys, homeboy, type

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How to use dude in a sentence?

  1. Josh Brolin:

    I’m 50, so what’s the thing, to start playing guys that are the next-door neighbor who’s the grumpy old dude who’s married in the rom-com, and then Jennifer Aniston goes and f--ks the other guy who’s cooler and he’s an a-----e? Like, no. I’ve been offered a lot of those parts, and I’m like, ‘No, man.’ Don’t want to do that. It’s not interesting to me.

  2. Anuj Somany:

    The attitude of every person gets viewed out of their behaviour of spending time; a cool dude loves to relish the majority of time in solitude & others like to enjoy most time often amidst many people.

  3. Spike Lee:

    This is your dude, Spike Lee. And you know that I know that you know that the system is rigged! For too long we've given our votes to corporate puppets. Sold the okie doke. Ninety-nine percent of Americans were hurt by the Great Recession of 2008, and many are still recovering, that's why I am officially endorsing my brother, Bernie Sanders.

  4. Officer Peter Casuccio:

    You can't do that, dude, in today's world. Listen, that thing looks real, you should be sorry, and you should be scared.

  5. Juan Carlos Ramirez:

    What they're saying is a lie, that if Lopez Obrador wins, he'll have a tough relationship with Trump, that dude doesn't give a damn, he'll keep being racist towards Mexicans no matter who wins the presidency.

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