dad-gummed

or dad-gum

[ dad-guhmd ]
/ ˈdædˈgʌmd /

adjective, adverb

damned (used as a euphemism to express anger, irritation, surprise, etc.).

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Origin of dad-gummed

1940–45, Americanism; euphemistic alteration of goddamned

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