Famous line echoed by airheads and surfers alike. The four-"U" form is believed to have been created by Keanu Reeves in the 1989 movie Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure.

"Duuuude!" is a radically different from the word "Dude," which generally means someone of high charisma, and it, in fact, can used in lieu of nearly any word with three syllables or less. For example:

"Duuuude! Like, duuuude!" instead of "Wow, like, impressive!" Or, translated less directly, "Duuuude! That duuuude's got a duuuude!" instead of "I am thoroughly disgusted by the texture of this Key Lime Pie."