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This page is about the slang term damn.

Meaning: an expression of anger or annoyance

For example:

  • Damn! I've spilt coffee in my lap ... and it's damn hot!

  • While Bill was fixing the steps, he hit his thumb with the hammer and yelled, "Damn it! That hurt!!"

Note: "Damn" and "damned" can be used as an adjective to qualify something that angers or annoys someone, as in "damn fool" or "damned rain".

Quick Quiz:

If you hear someone yell "Damn!", it most likely means they're

a. tired

b. bored

c. angry

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Contributor: Matt Errey