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When did the word dude originate?

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posted Dec 24, 2016 by Atindra Kumar Nath

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In late 19th Century, As a term of mockery for young men who were overly concerned with keeping up with the latest fashions.

answer Jan 3, 2017 by Akhilesh Kumar Das
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The word dude was first used in the 1800's as an insult towards young men who were too concerned with keeping up with the latest fashions.

answer Nov 15, 2017 by Willow Wilson
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