adjective, adverb

damned (used euphemistically).

Origin of danged

First recorded in 1870–75



verb (used with object), adjective, noun

damn (used euphemistically).

Origin of dang

First recorded in 1780–90
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Related Words for danged

doggone, dang, cripes, darnation, drat

Examples from the Web for danged

Contemporary Examples of danged

  • Before his dramatic about-face during his Senate primary campaign—when he proclaimed, “Complete the danged fence!”

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    The Death of Immigration Reform

    Bryan Curtis

    November 7, 2010

Historical Examples of danged

British Dictionary definitions for danged


interjection, adverb, adjective

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Word Origin and History for danged


1793, euphemism for damn.

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