[doo-sid, dyoo-; doost, dyoost]Chiefly British
- devilish; confounded; damned.
Origin of deuced
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Examples from the Web for deuced
Charmed, old man; deuced pally of you to stay by us down in that hole, you know.The Spenders
Harry Leon Wilson
It has been deuced lonesome these dark blowy nights along back.
And every night as they went upstairs, he repeated that, after all, it was deuced lucky.His Masterpiece
You intended to be deuced good to me—and what have I done that you should round on me now?The Market-Place
"I begin to feel it deuced cold here," said Beecher, shuddering.Davenport Dunn, Volume 1 (of 2)
Charles James Lever
- (intensifier, usually qualifying something undesirable) damned; confoundedhe's a deuced idiot
- (intensifier)deuced good luck
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