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dudish

[doo-dish, dyoo-] /ˈdu dɪʃ, ˈdyu-/
adjective
1.
resembling or characteristic of a dude, as in manner or appearance.
Origin of dudish
1880-1885
1880-85, Americanism; dude + -ish1
Related forms
dudishly, adverb
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  • The youth was dudish, with a business suit, and a very high, straight collar that struck his chin.

    Young Hilda at the Wars Arthur Gleason
  • Oh, the weak and dudish creature that can't see over its collar!

    Acres of Diamonds Russell H. Conwell
  • Indeed the dudish actor and Miss Pennington were glancing rather curiously in the direction of our friends.

  • No other boy of their acquaintance was so dudish or comic in dress and manner.

    The Girls of Central High Gertrude W. Morrison
  • A dudish society reporter from Philadelphia dropped into town the other morning.

    The Johnstown Horror James Herbert Walker
  • For Chauncey was no fool, even if he was dudish and aristocratic.

    On Guard Upton Sinclair
  • “I think you did it on purpose,” grumbled the dudish student.

    The Rover Boys Down East Arthur M. Winfield
  • By this time everybody in the car was staring at the Jew and the dudish fellow beside whom Solomon had taken a seat.

    Frank Merriwell's Bravery Burt L. Standish
  • As soon as they saw the dudish student alight, dress-suit case in hand, the Rovers rushed up to him.

    The Rover Boys in the Air Edward Stratemeyer
  • But all was lost and we were ragged and worn, and presented anything but a dudish appearance.

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