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Slang

damn

This page is about the slang term damn

offensive!

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