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deuced

[ doo-sid, dyoo-; doost, dyoost ]
/ ˈdu sɪd, ˈdyu-; dust, dyust /
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adjective
devilish; confounded; damned.
adverb
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Origin of deuced

First recorded in 1775–1785; deuce2 + -ed3
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How to use deuced in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for deuced

deuced
/ (ˈdjuːsɪd, djuːst) British informal /

adjective
(intensifier, usually qualifying something undesirable) damned; confoundedhe's a deuced idiot
adverb
(intensifier)deuced good luck

Derived forms of deuced

deucedly, adverb
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