[ blang-ki-tee-blangk ]
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adjective, adverbInformal.
  1. damned; darned (used to imply an omission of an unprintable or unspeakable word): The blankety-blank motor stalled again.

Origin of blankety-blank

First recorded 1885–90; after the practice of leaving blank spaces to represent profanity, as G— d— for God damn

Words Nearby blankety-blank Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use blankety-blank in a sentence

  • But Jack never even smiled: “Who would have thought that a blankety-blank goat would go for a fellow!”

  • It would be a blankety-blank if you had to live with him, for you are the kind of woman to torment such a man to death.

    The Annals of Ann | Kate Trimble Sharber
  • If it wasn't for that blankety-blank pass, I could tell you what I think of your blinkety-blink old road.

    From Pillar to Post | John Kendrick Bangs
  • Then he lay back, swearing at the blankety blank young blanker, and still watching him.

  • "Git up, you blankety blank blank," repeated Ves Young, with cheerful enthusiasm.

    The Portygee | Joseph Crosby Lincoln