dude-bro

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

dude +‎ bro

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Noun[edit]

dude-bro (plural dude-bros)

  1. (slang) A hypermasculine man, especially one who is misogynist and/or homophobic
    • 2007 October 15, Eric Newman, “iPhone is different things to different dudes”, Brandweek, volume 48, ISSN 1064-4318, page 226: 
      The second spot, “One Thing,” shows the unlikely custom car shop workin', musclebound dude-bro, who loves his iPhone because it consolidates the iPod, camera, cell phone and SMS device he used to carry around in “a little bag.”
    • 2012 November 7, Adam Clark, Love and Other Chemical Imbalances, iUniverse, ISBN 9781475957624, OL 25419893M, page 121:
      The thing is, her last boyfriend—some big dude-bro asshole—cheated on her all the time, and now she has trust issues.
    • 2012 November 14, Filipovic, Jill, “Dude or dude-bro: ten ways to tell”, The Guardian:
      As a straight single woman in my twenties, I love me some dudes. But I can't stand the dude-bros. And I weep at the fact that dude-bro culture seems to be quickly taking over dude culture.
    • For more examples of usage of this term, see the citations page.

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