Origin of goddamn

1400–50; late Middle English. See God, damn
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Examples from the Web for goddamn

  • An outburst consisted of his suddenly springing to his feet with a scowl and announcing: "Goddamn it, I don't belong here!"

    Ten From Infinity|Paul W. Fairman
  • Goddamn it, Taber, just what in blazes is going on around here?

    Ten From Infinity|Paul W. Fairman

British Dictionary definitions for goddamn


/ (ˈɡɒdˈdæm) informal, mainly US and Canadian /

interjection Also: God damn

an oath expressing anger, surprise, etc

adverb Also: goddam, goddam, goddamned

(intensifier)a goddamn fool
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