from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun See dudism.


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  • SERVICE/WEB SITE COST TIME TO GET ORDAINED COMMENT Church of the Latter-Day Dude www. Free Instantaneous The organization's philosophy merges ideas from Taoism, the movie "The Big Lebowski," and frequently uses the word "dude."

    Chapel Bound: Getting Ordained Online 2008

  • He was in the stockyard when I first saw him, working like any ordinary station hand, for it was the busy portion of the year, and at such times the squatters 'sons work like any hired hand, only a lot harder, if they are worth their salt, and have not been bitten by the mania for dudeism during their college course in the cities.

    Campaign Pictures of the War in South Africa (1899-1900) Letters from the Front A. G. Hales

  • Until he gets so far along in his dudeism that he gets his arms up like that and can't get them down.

    Russell H. Conwell Agnes Rush Burr

  • Until he gets so far along in his dudeism that he gets his arms up like that and can't get them down.

    The Art of Public Speaking Dale Carnagey 1906

  • i'm thinking about joining the church of dude...dudeism...and becoming a dude priest...cover all my bases

    Step Outta Line, The Man Comes and Takes You Away Anne Johnson 2008

  • Savagery and ignorance, barbarism and ambition, civilization and sybaritism, dudeism and intellectual decay; then once more savagery and ignorance proclaim the complete circle, -- that we have traveled from nadir to zenith and from zenith to nadir -- when once again we begin with painful steps and slow to repace the path which carries us to the very verge of godhood and wreathes our brows with immortal bays, then brings us down -- even while we think we mount -- until we touch a level beneath the very brute.

    The Complete Works of Brann the Iconoclast, Volume 12 1919


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