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  • adj. Having a bold and possibly unfriendly attitude; sassy.

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Examples

  • Wild, ostrichlike rheas called nandus wandered the pastures below our balcony, intermingling with noisy, attitudinous black-and-white southern lapwings, chubby cattle, and polo ponies -- their bubble-level playing fields in the foreground a reminder that this version of Eden has been subtly but forcefully shaped to suit the estancia owners 'preoccupations.

    Off the Beaten Track

  • However we who ride bikes see ourselves, the rest of the world thinks that on average, cyclists are a bunch of ill-tempered, attitudinous twunts.

    Perception: Enlightenment or Madness?

  • The summer between my junior and senior years at Princeton, I had an internship at the Village Vanguard, the oldest and most attitudinous of the alternative newsweeklies in the country.

    Good in Bed

  • (Politico. com), but you know things have changed when Gawker (gawker. com), the attitudinous Manhattan media blog, is hiring the kind of reporters who pick up the phone.

    NYT > Home Page

  • They’re collections of funny and spooky stories, which appeal to Athena because she’s got that gothy, attitudinous streak of hers.

    A Month of Writers, Day Nineteen: David Lubar « Whatever

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  • “Everyone knows about the reporting assets and influence of Politico (Politico.com), but you know things have changed when Gawker (gawker.com), the attitudinous Manhattan media blog, is hiring the kind of reporters who pick up the phone.”

    The New York Times, After a Year of Ruin, Some Hope, by David Carr, December 20, 2009

    January 11, 2010