- damned (used euphemistically).
Origin of danged
First recorded in 1870–75
- damn (used euphemistically).
Origin of dang
First recorded in 1780–90
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Examples from the Web for danged
Before his dramatic about-face during his Senate primary campaign—when he proclaimed, “Complete the danged fence!”The Death of Immigration Reform
November 7, 2010
Steward, you and Jacobs are too danged satisfied with yourselves.Winning the Wilderness
Margaret Hill McCarter
"Don't be so danged fast, young feller," the sheriff advised.Sunlight Patch
Credo Fitch Harris
Danged vules both of 'e. Bide outside, bide outside, I tell 'e.The Maid of Sker
Richard Doddridge Blackmore
After a couple of days' work the sheriff said: 'I'm danged if I'm not clear stumped.Tales from the X-bar Horse Camp
Will C. Barnes
Why, danged if he isn't going to give us anoother turn of it!
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Word Origin and History for danged
1793, euphemism for damn.
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