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'tude

[ tood, tyood ]
/ tud, tyud /
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noun Slang.

an arrogant attitude.

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Origin of 'tude

First recorded in 1970–75; shortened form of attitude

Definition for 'tude (2 of 2)

-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 of -tude

<Latin -tūdō (>French -tude)
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British Dictionary definitions for 'tude (1 of 2)

’tude
/ (tjuːd, tuːd) /

noun

slang a hostile or defiant manner

Word Origin for ’tude

C20: from attitude

British Dictionary definitions for 'tude (2 of 2)

-tude

suffix forming nouns

indicating state or conditionplenitude

Word Origin for -tude

from Latin -tūdō
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