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verb (used with object), adjective, noun
  1. damn (used euphemistically).
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Origin of dang

First recorded in 1780–90
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Examples from the Web for dang

Historical Examples

  • And, dang it, I would have been hanged almost as soon as say so much to a father.

    Tales And Novels, Volume 8 (of 10)

    Maria Edgeworth

  • And he came into his own room vociferating, "Every last, dang, dirty penny!"

    Alice Adams

    Booth Tarkington

  • "Dang a dory," exclaimed the little man in gray, with a chuckle.

    Frank Merriwell's Cruise

    Burt L. Standish

  • "Dang it all," reflected Young Thomas, forgetting that he was in church.

  • "Dang it all, though, I hope she will take me," said Young Thomas.

British Dictionary definitions for dang


interjection, adverb, adjective
  1. a euphemistic word for damn (def. 1), damn (def. 2), damn (def. 3), damn (def. 4)
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Word Origin and History for dang

1793, euphemism for damn.

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