verb (used with object), drat·ted, drat·ting.
Origin of drat
Examples from the Web for drat
Drat it, I've been a-reckoning of mackerel all this 'ere time!Suppers|Paul Pierce
In the intervals of gathering brush for the fire and pouring sap into the steaming pan—which still leaked here and there, drat it!In Pastures Green|Peter McArthur
I didn't intend to fall in love with you—Oh, drat my reasons!Kindred of the Dust|Peter B. Kyne
Drat Emme—— No; drat the ship's steward's assistant from the flagship!Pincher Martin, O.D.|H. Taprell Dorling
They sort of flip the threads out, as much as to say, 'Come out of it, drat you.If Winter Comes|A.S.M. Hutchinson
Word Origin for drat
1815, disguised form of exclamation God rot (something or someone).