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damned sight

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Very much: a damn sight saner than other people (1928+)

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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  • My father is an old man,” said Richard; and then with an outburst, “And a damned sight finer fellow than either you or Dalton!

  • She talks like a lady, and, what's a damned sight harder, she acts like a lady.

    Within the Law Marvin Dana
  • Oh, the island over yonder is a damned sight more dangerous, ain't it, Abe?

    A Dream of Empire William Henry Venable
  • My throat can be cut as quick as yours, and maybe a damned sight quicker.

    Blindfolded Earle Ashley Walcott
  • General Lackaday, the last time I saw him, agreed with me that the war was a damned sight better than this.

    The Mountebank William J. Locke
  • I never set up for being a charitable man; but that seems I was a damned sight too charitable towards you.

    Peccavi E. W. Hornung
  • After all, so he had—a damned sight more trouble than any one there suspected.

    Poor Relations Compton Mackenzie
  • A clean bullet is a damned sight more to my liking than the dirty paws of such as Rios and Escobar and their following.

    Daughter of the Sun Jackson Gregory
  • She'll come out of that a damned sight quicker than she went in!

    The Exploits of Juve Pierre Souvestre and Marcel Allain
  • A damned sight more, you blackguard; but I'll save it for the authorities!'

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