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dad-burned

[dad-burnd]
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  1. damned (used as a euphemism in expressions of surprise, disgust, anger, etc.): I ruined the whole dad-burned batch. You're dad-burned right I do!

Origin of dad-burned

First recorded in 1825–35
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Examples from the Web for dad-burned

Historical Examples

  • Now bring me that well-rope—we'll tie up his dad-burned leg!

    Bat Wing Bowles

    Dane Coolidge

  • They may hate the kids' pa all right, but they's dad-burned few of 'em don't like the kids.

  • Hen swore under his powerful breath that it was a dad-burned lie; but it looked awful plausible to me.

    Yellowstone Nights

    Herbert Quick

  • I be enough of a dead shot ter stop all that dad-burned talk of yourn!

    The Ordeal

    Charles Egbert Craddock