'tude

[ tood, tyood ]
/ tud, tyud /

noun Slang.

an arrogant attitude.

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Origin of 'tude

short for attitude

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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

-tude

suffix forming nouns

indicating state or conditionplenitude

Word Origin for -tude

from Latin -tūdō
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