tude


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tude

slang A shortening of "attitude," referring to someone's insolent or rebellious attitude. Sometimes spelled with an apostrophe at the beginning. Enough with the 'tude, Tommy. I asked you to cut the lawn, now do it. They tried to shoehorn in a character with a lot of "tude" to appeal to the younger audience, but it just came across as pandering.
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tude

(tud)
n. a bad attitude. Hey, you really got a tude, dude.
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Dossin says he thinks that the spacing between mid-19th century piano keys must have been smaller than it is today because Liszt used rapid parallel 10ths - in other words, playing a chord that stretches two notes past an octave - in the original tudes.
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