Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Like a dude or dandy; foppish; fastidious about personal appearance.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Like, or characterized of, a dude.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Like a dude.
  • Like a dude; characteristic of a dude.

Etymologies

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dude +‎ -ish

Examples

  • Banty would have felt himself an awful owl were he to say it, but it somehow suited the tall, pink boy, and did not sound one particle "dudish," or offensive, and during the ten-mile drive across the Kamloops Hills Banty decided that Con was a first-rate fellow, notwithstanding his abominable clothes and "swagger" English accent.

    The Shagganappi

  • Dandified, or, as we should now term them, "dudish" affairs, were not allowed at Keilhau; so various witticisms were made which culminated when a pupil of about our own age from a city on the Weser called us Berlin pomade-pots.

    The Story of My Life

  • Banty would have felt himself an awful owl were he to say it, but it somehow suited the tall, pink boy, and did not sound one particle "dudish," or offensive, and during the ten-mile drive across the Kamloops Hills Banty decided that

    The Shagganappi

  • Dandified, or, as we should now term them, "dudish" affairs, were not allowed at Keilhau; so various witticisms were made which culminated when a pupil of about our own age from a city on the Weser called us

    The Story of My Life — Complete

  • Dandified, or, as we should now term them, "dudish" affairs, were not allowed at Keilhau; so various witticisms were made which culminated when

    The Story of My Life — Volume 03

  • Oh, the weak and dudish creature that can't see over its collar!

    Acres of Diamonds

  • That gives me enough time to read another book if the first is “dudish.”

    Archive 2006-11-01

  • And now, a break from all of the dudish priapica not that I haven't been enjoying, immensely, the discours sur les weenies, dudes and dorks, but we must move on, for this announcement:

    Dudes! The Mother of all Lists!

  • The mathematical and theoretical side of the combine, fair and dark, looked sober and professional; Jason and Jeremy, in their stickpins and fancy weskits, seemed bright and a little dudish standing next to them in the flickering atmosphere of gaslight and crystal.

    Ishmael

  • He is very dudish, and dresses very extravagantly.

    A California Girl

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