or darnd·est


noun, adjective Informal.

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Contemporary Examples of darnedest

Historical Examples of darnedest

  • "It's the darnedest thing I ever saw," Masters said with a shudder.

    The Whispering Spheres

    Russell Robert Winterbotham

  • I tried my darnedest to get some of the fellows to come with me.

    Two on the Trail

    Hulbert Footner

  • Badger-face, sez Horace, youre the darnedest bother of a man I ever saw.

    Friar Tuck

    Robert Alexander Wason

  • They all said in college that I talked the darnedest hash in the class, anyway.

  • I'm under a slight strain, and it's trying its darnedest to get me.

    Dave Dawson at Casablanca

    Robert Sydney Bowen

British Dictionary definitions for darnedest



a euphemistic word for damnedest
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