Definition of Dudism

1. foppery [n -S] - See also: foppery



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dudism

dudess
dudesses
dudette
dudettes
dudgeon
dudgeons
dudheen
dudheens
dudhi
dudhis
dudine
dudines
duding
dudish
dudishly
dudism (current term)
dudisms
duds
duduk
duduks
due
due(p)
due-process
due care
due course
due date
due diligence
due east
due north
due process

Literary usage of Dudism

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1. Folio (1884)
"That is mere high-strung dudism and flabbergasted rot," said the Senior, jumping to his feet, in great excitement. " Oh, well, we will change the subject," ..."

2. Notes of a Busy Life by Joseph Benson Foraker (1916)
"He may have ability, but he has also an inexhaustible supply of insufferable dudism and conceit, and he has a brassy impudence that will some day be ..."

3. The Literary World by Samuel R. Crocker, Edward Abbott, Nicholas Paine Gilman, Madeline Vaughan Abbott Bushnell, Bliss Carman, Herbert Copeland (1887)
"... as " a cold, serene, haughty, and intensely ambitious scholar and orator." Lord Lytton he found to have "a dash of dudism in his manners ..."

4. Senator Benjamin H. Hill of Georgia: His Life, Speeches and Writings by Benjamin Harvey Hill (1891)
"... Benjamin H. Hill entered the university, joining the sophomore class. dudism or even style in those days were unknown accomplishments of the students at ..."

5. Portraits and Principles of the World's Great Men and Women with Practical by William C. King, Charles Henry Parkhurst (1900)
"... when he was told, it began to dawn on him that there was a vast difference between dignity and dudism. Boston's millionaire merchant and philanthropist, ..."

6. A Receivership for Civilization from Biblical Church with Its Primitive by Duren James Henderson Ward (1922)
"Of sexual favoritism—approval of the opposite sex—chivalry, gallantry, foppery, dudism, prinking. 2. Of material rewards—in bribes, wages, co-operative ..."

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