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To dress formally, perhaps more formally than usual. A reflexive pronoun can be used between "dude" and "up." You need to dude yourself up for this event tonight—a suit and tie would be appropriate. I duded up for the birthday party and was embarrassed to find the other guests in shorts and T-shirts.
slang A heterosexual, often white, male who is hypermasculine and apt to behave in a sexist or homophobic manner. Often used pejoratively. If this guy you're dating is prone to casual misogyny, he might just be a dude-bro. JJ is just an obnoxious dude-bro, deriding anything he doesn't like as "gay."
Dressed formally, perhaps more formally than usual. You need to be duded up for this event tonight—a suit and tie would be appropriate. I got all duded up for the birthday party and was embarrassed to find the other guests in shorts and T-shirts.
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dude ( oneself ) up
Sl. to dress in fancy or stylish clothing. I have to go dude myself up for the party. I'm not going to dude up tonight. Why don't you dude yourself up so we can go out tonight?
Sl. dressed up. She got all duded up in her fanciest dancing dress. He hates fancy clothes. He didn't even get duded up for his own wedding.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
1. n. a male friend; a guy. (see also dude up.) Who’s the dude with the cowboy boots?
2. mod. excellent. (see also dudical.) The game was severely dude! We won!
dude (oneself) up
tv. to dress in fancy or stylish clothing. Why don’t you dude yourself up so we can go out tonight?
See dude oneself up
in. to dress up. (Possibly as in doo-ed up.) Let’s get all duded up and go out.
mod. dressed up. He hates fancy clothes. He didn’t even get duded up for his own wedding.
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