Try Our Apps


The Best Internet Slang


or darndest

[dahrn-dist] /ˈdɑrn dɪst/
noun, adjective, Informal.
1. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for darnedest
Contemporary Examples
Historical Examples
  • "It's the darnedest thing I ever saw," Masters said with a shudder.

    The Whispering Spheres Russell Robert Winterbotham
  • I tried my darnedest to get some of the fellows to come with me.

    Two on the Trail

    Hulbert Footner
  • Badger-face, sez Horace, youre the darnedest bother of a man I ever saw.

    Friar Tuck Robert Alexander Wason
  • They all said in college that I talked the darnedest hash in the class, anyway.

  • I'm under a slight strain, and it's trying its darnedest to get me.

    Dave Dawson at Casablanca Robert Sydney Bowen
  • That shop is shut for yours truly, so I'm doin' my darnedest to get another.

    Winnie Childs C. N. Williamson
  • "You certainly have the darnedest luck in backing the right horse," exclaimed a rival pork-packer enviously.

    The Red Cross Girl Richard Harding Davis
British Dictionary definitions for darnedest


a euphemistic word for damnedest
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for darnedest

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for darnedest

Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for darnedest