1. an informal form of address for a man;
- Example: "Say, fellow, what are you doing?"
- Example: "Hey buster, what's up?"
[syn: fellow, dude, buster]
2. a man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance;
[syn: dandy, dude, fop, gallant, sheik, beau, swell, fashion plate, clotheshorse]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Dude \Dude\, n. A kind of dandy; especially, one characterized by an ultrafashionable style of dress and other affectations. [Recent] [1913 Webster] The social dude who affects English dress and English drawl. --The American. [1913 Webster]Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
31 Moby Thesaurus words for "dude": Beau Brummel, beau, blade, blood, boulevardier, buck, chap, clotheshorse, coxcomb, dandy, exquisite, fashion plate, fellow, fine gentleman, fop, fribble, gallant, guy, jack-a-dandy, jackanapes, lady-killer, lounge lizard, macaroni, man, man-about-town, masher, popinjay, puppy, spark, sport, swell