Dude is officually a word used to describe an infected hair on an elephant's ass
, but has more popularly been used as a synonym for "you", or simply as an exclamation (or a convenient combination of both). It is also used to describe cowboys (as in dude ranch
). Also spelled d00d by many of the people in internet land.
ex1) Dude. I am so wasted
ex2) Dude, get your fat ass over here!
ex3) What's up, dude?
ex4) Dude! Where'd everyone go?