verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of goddamn
Examples from the Web for god-damn
Historical Examples of god-damn
I couldn't see a God-damn thing; it was so black and I was so nerved up.One Man's Initiation--1917
John Dos Passos
You lazy, guzzling, good-for-nothing son of a God-damn loafer!Mrs. Bindle
Some people think the Secretary is god-almighty, but he's just a god-damn civilian.Integration of the Armed Forces, 1940-1965
Morris J. MacGregor, Jr.
interjection Also: God damn
adverb Also: goddam, goddam, goddamned
Mais, fussent-ils [les anglais] cent mille Goddem de plus qu'a present, ils n'auront pas ce royaume. [Joan of Arc, 1431, quoted in Prosper de Barante's "Histoire des ducs de Bourgogne"]
Goddammes was the nickname given by Puritans to Cavaliers, in consequence of the latter's supposed frequent employment of that oath.