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damn right

adj,adv phr

(also damn skippy, damn straight, damn tootin') Certain; certainly; sure as shit: Damn right I was mad, who wouldn't be?/ You're damn skippy. Let's go for the best record in the league/ Damn straight we used cowboy logic, if that's what you want to call it (entry form 1940s+, probably much earlier)

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The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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  • I think I heard the disappointed ranger mutter: "damn right we don't!"

    I Married a Ranger Dama Margaret Smith
  • "You're damn right, and thank God for it," said Cam, ministering to Ev who had slumped unconscious from his chair.

    Telempathy Vance Simonds
  • "Ye're damn right, buddy, if yer don't let them ride yer," said Dan.

    Three Soldiers John Dos Passos

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