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How to Pronounce dude?

Correct pronunciation for the word "dude" is [djˈuːd], [djˈuːd], [d_j_ˈuː_d].

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"Dude" in context

Dude is a colloquial English word that dates back to at least the 1700s. Its origins may be rooted in a Dutch word for "fellow" or "man", or may be derived from an American Indian word for "man". It's seen a resurgence in popularity in recent decades, and its usage may vary from informal to sarcastic.

In the U.S., dude is typically used as a term of endearment between friends or as an informal reference to a male.

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Usage over time for dude:

This graph shows how "dude" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.


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