[ durn ]

adjective, adverb, verb (used with object)Dialect.

Words Nearby dern Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use dern in a sentence

  • Ye jist can't tell a dern thing about hit till we hear her story.

    David Lannarck, Midget | George S. Harney
  • "dern' a Major or a Colonel don't make it much better," said Si, obdurately, but with much more respect.

  • For a fact he was at home—reading home news out of the home paper and, as one might say, not caring a single dern whatsoever.

    The Glory of The Coming | Irvin S. Cobb
  • Dod dern my skin, i'll learn you to swell yourself up and blow around here about your dod-derned orders!

    Life On The Mississippi, Complete | Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
  • Did the dern Dago bluff me, does he want more, er did he reely didn't un'erstand fer honest?

    In the Arena | Booth Tarkington