tude

'tude

[tood, tyood]
noun Slang.
an arrogant attitude.

Origin:
short for attitude

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-tude

a suffix appearing in abstract nouns (generally formed from Latin adjectives or participles) of Latin origin (latitude; altitude ); on this model, used in the formation of new nouns: platitude.

Origin:
< Latin -tūdō (> French -tude)

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-tude
 
suffix forming nouns
indicating state or condition: plenitude
 
[from Latin -tūdō]

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-tude
Latinate suffix forming abstract nouns from adjectives and participles (corresponding to native -ness), from Fr. -tude, from L. -tudo (gen. -tudinis). As a word in its own right, teenager slang shortening of attitude, it dates from 1970s.
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tude definition

[tud]
  1. n.
    a bad attitude. : Hey, you really got a tude, dude.
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